hemopneumothorax


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hemopneumothorax

 [he″mo-noo″mo-thor´aks]
pneumothorax with an accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity; called also pneumohemothorax.

he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax

(hē'mō-nū'mō-thō'raks),
Accumulation of air and blood in the pleural cavity.
Synonym(s): pneumohemothorax
[hemo- + G. pneuma, air, + thorax]

hemopneumothorax

/he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax/ (-noo″mo-thor´aks) pneumothorax with hemorrhagic effusion.

hemopneumothorax

[hē′mōno̅o̅′mōthôr′aks]
Etymology: Gk, haima, blood, pneuma, air, thorax, chest
an accumulation of blood and air in the pleural cavity.

he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax

(hē'mō-nū'mō-thō'raks)
Accumulation of air and blood in the pleural cavity.
Synonym(s): pneumohemothorax, haemopneumothorax.
[hemo- + G. pneuma, air, + thorax]

hemopneumothorax

an accumulation of blood and air in the pleural cavity.
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