hemomediastinum

hemomediastinum

 [he″mo-me″de-ah-sti´num]
an effusion of blood into the mediastinum.

he·mo·me·di·as·ti·num

(hē'mō-mē'dē-ă-stī'nŭm),
Blood in the mediastinum.

he·mo·me·di·as·ti·num

(hē'mō-mē'dē-ă-stī'nŭm)
Blood in the mediastinum.
Synonym(s): haemomediastinum.
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