pneumolysis


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pneu·mol·y·sis

(nū-mol'i-sis),
Surgical separation of the lung and costal pleura from the endothoracic fascia; formerly used in collapse therapy for tuberculosis.
[G. pneumōn, lung, + lysis, a loosening]
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pneumonolysis

The lysis of adhesions in the pleural space.
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