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.
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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]
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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]
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