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pneumopyothorax/pneu·mo·pyo·tho·rax/ (-pi″o-thor´aks) pyopneumothorax.
The presence of gas together with a purulent effusion in the pleural cavity.
[pyo- + G. pneuma, air, + thorax]
pneumopyothorax(nū″mō-pī″ō-thō′răks) [″ + ″ + thorax, chest]
Air and pus collected in the pleural cavity.
air or gas and pus in the pleural cavity.