pleurocentesis

/ (ˌplʊərəʊsɛnˈtiːsɪs) /

noun

another name for thoracentesis

Nearby words

  1. pleuritic rub,
  2. pleuritis,
  3. pleuro-,
  4. pleurocarpous,
  5. pleurocele,
  6. pleurocentrum,
  7. pleuroclysis,
  8. pleurodesis,
  9. pleurodont,
  10. pleurodynia

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Medicine definitions for pleurocentesis

pleurocentesis

[ plur′ō-sĕn-tēsĭs ]

n.

thoracentesis

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