hydro thorax


[hahy-druh-thawr-aks, -thohr-]
noun Pathology.
the presence of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.

1785–95; hydro-1 + thorax

hydrothoracic [hahy-droh-thuh-ras-ik] , adjective
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hydrothorax (ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɔːræks)
pathol an accumulation of fluid in one or both pleural cavities, often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys

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hydrothorax hy·dro·tho·rax (hī'drə-thôr'āks')
The accumulation of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.

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