pleurocele

pneumonocele

 [noo-mon´o-sēl]
1. hernial protrusion of lung tissue, as through a fissure in the chest wall. Called also pleurocele, pneumatocele, and pneumocele.
2. pneumatocele (def. 2).

pneu·mon·o·cele

(nū-mon'ō-sēl),
Protrusion of a portion of the lung through a defect in the chest wall.
Synonym(s): pleurocele, pneumatocele (2) , pneumocele

pleurocele

/pleu·ro·cele/ (ploor´o-sēl) pneumonocele (1).

pleurocele

(1) Hernia of the pleura. 
(2) Pneumocele.

pneu·mon·o·cele

(nū-mon'ō-sēl)
Protrusion of a portion of the lung through a defect in the chest wall.
Synonym(s): pleurocele, pneumatocele (2) , pneumocele.

pleurocele

hernia of lung tissue or of pleura.
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