pneumonopexy

pneumonopexy

 [noo-mo´no-pek″se]
fixation of the lung to the thoracic wall.
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pneu·mo·no·pex·y

(nū'mō-nō-pek'sē),
Fixation of the lung by suturing the parietal and visceral pleurae or otherwise causing adhesion of the two layers.
Synonym(s): pneumopexy
[G. pneumōn, lung, + pēxis, fixation]
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pneu·mo·no·pex·y

(nū-mō'nō-pek-sē)
Fixation of the lung by suturing the costal and pulmonary pleurae or otherwise causing adhesion of the two layers.
[G. pneumōn, lung, + pēxis, fixation]
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