pyothorax

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

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. pyosalpingitis,
  2. pyosalpingo-oophoritis,
  3. pyosalpinx,
  4. pyosis,
  5. pyostatic,
  6. pyourachus,
  7. pyoureter,
  8. pyr-,
  9. pyracanth,
  10. pyracantha

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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