pyothorax

[pahy-oh-thawr-aks, -thohr-]

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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