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pyothorax

[pahy-oh-thawr-aks, -thohr-] /ˌpaɪ oʊˈθɔr æks, -ˈθoʊr-/
noun, Pathology
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Origin of pyothorax
1850-1855
1850-55; pyo- + thorax
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  • pyothorax or deep tissue lesions or wounds should also be examined for anaerobes.
pyothorax in Medicine

pyothorax py·o·tho·rax (pī'ə-thôr'āks')
n.
Empyema in a plural cavity.

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