thoracolysis

thoracolysis

 [thor″ah-kol´ĭ-sis]
the freeing of adhesions of the chest wall.
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tho·ra·col·y·sis

(thō'ră-kol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation thoracoly'sis.
Breaking up of pleural adhesions.
[thoraco- + G. lysis, dissolution]
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tho·ra·col·y·sis

(thōr'ă-kol'i-sis)
Breaking up of pleural adhesions.
[thoraco- + G. lysis, dissolution]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012