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pyothorax

[pahy-oh-thawr-aks, -thohr-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. empyema.
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Origin of pyothorax

First recorded in 1850–55; pyo- + thorax
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pyothorax in Medicine

pyothorax

(pī′ə-thôrăks′)
n.
  1. Empyema in a plural cavity.
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