pneumatosis

[nōō′mə-tōsĭs]

n.

Abnormal accumulation of gas in any tissue or other part of the body.

Nearby words

  1. pneumatology,
  2. pneumatolysis,
  3. pneumatometer,
  4. pneumatophore,
  5. pneumatorrhachis,
  6. pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis,
  7. pneumatotherapy,
  8. pneumaturia,
  9. pneumectomy,
  10. pneumo-


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