paradoxic diaphragm phenomenon

par·a·dox·ic di·a·phragm phe·nom·e·non

in pyopneumothorax, hydropneumothorax, and some cases of injury, the diaphragm on the affected side rises during inspiration and falls during expiration.
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par·a·dox·ic di·a·phragm phe·nom·e·non

(par'ă-doks'ik dī'ă-fram fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
In pyopneumothorax, hydropneumothorax, and some cases of injury, the diaphragm on the affected side rises during inspiration and falls during expiration.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012