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chylothorax

[ kī′lō-thôrăks′ ]

n.

An accumulation of chyle in the thoracic cavity.

Nearby words

chylophoric, chylophyllous, chylopneumothorax, chylopoiesis, chylosis, chylothorax, chylous ascites, chyluria, chyme, chymification, chymistry
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