pyothorax

[ pahy-oh-thawr-aks, -thohr- ]
/ ˌpaɪ oʊˈθɔr æks, -ˈθoʊr- /

noun Pathology.

Origin of pyothorax

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

pyothorax

[ pī′ə-thôrăks′ ]

n.

Empyema in a plural cavity.
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