traumatopnea

[trô′mə-tŏp-nēə, trou′-]

n.

Passage of air in and out through a wound of the chest wall.

Nearby words

  1. traumatism,
  2. traumatize,
  3. traumato-,
  4. traumatogenic occlusion,
  5. traumatology,
  6. trav.,
  7. travail,
  8. travancore,
  9. trave,
  10. travel


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