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hydrothorax

[hahy-druh-thawr-aks, -thohr-] /ˌhaɪ drəˈθɔr æks, -ˈθoʊr-/
noun, Pathology
1.
the presence of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; hydro-1 + thorax
Related forms
hydrothoracic
[hahy-droh-thuh-ras-ik] /ˌhaɪ droʊ θəˈræs ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrothorax

hydrothorax

/ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɔːræks/
noun
1.
(pathol) an accumulation of fluid in one or both pleural cavities, often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
Derived Forms
hydrothoracic (ˌhaɪdrəʊθɔːˈræsɪk) adjective
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hydrothorax in Medicine

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

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