[ pahy-oh-thawr-aks, -thohr- ]
/ ˌpaɪ oʊˈθɔr æks, -ˈθoʊr- /
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Example sentences from the Web for pyothorax
That form of intra-peritoneal abscess known as subphrenic pneumo-pyothorax has been already described under Symptomatology.
Medical definitions for pyothorax
[ pī′ə-thôr′ăks′ ]
Empyema in a plural cavity.
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