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hydrothorax

[hahy-druh-thawr-aks, -thohr-]
noun Pathology.
  1. the presence of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.
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Origin of hydrothorax

First recorded in 1785–95; hydro-1 + thorax
Related formshy·dro·tho·rac·ic [hahy-droh-thuh-ras-ik] /ˌhaɪ droʊ θəˈræs ɪk/, adjective
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hydrothorax

noun
  1. pathol an accumulation of fluid in one or both pleural cavities, often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
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Derived Formshydrothoracic (ˌhaɪdrəʊθɔːˈræsɪk), adjective
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hydrothorax

(hī′drə-thôrăks′)
n.
  1. The accumulation of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.
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