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he·mo·tho·rax or chiefly Brit hae·mo·tho·rax .hē-mə-'thō(ə)r-.aks, -'thȯ(ə)r- n, pl -tho·rax·es or -tho·ra·ces -'thōr-ə-.sēz, -'thȯr- blood in the pleural cavity

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he·mo·tho·rax (he″mo-thorґaks) [hemo- + thorax] a pleural effusion containing blood. Cf. hemorrhagic pleurisy. Called also hemathorax, hematothorax, and hemopleura.

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  • Hemothorax — Hem o*tho rax, n. [NL. See {Hemo }, and {Thorax}.] (Med.) An effusion of blood into the cavity of the pleura. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hémothorax — Classification internationale des maladies CIM 10 : J94.2 Hémothorax chez un animal Un hémothorax est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hemothorax — Infobox Disease Name = Hemothorax Caption = DiseasesDB = 19762 ICD10 = ICD10|J|94|2|j|90, ICD10|S|27|1|s|20 ICD9 = ICD9|511.8, ICD9|860 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2915 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ped|971 |… …   Wikipedia

  • hemothorax — ▪ pathology also spelled  haemothorax        collection of a bloody fluid in the pleural cavity, between the membrane lining the thoracic cage and the membrane covering the lung. Hemothorax may result from injury or surgery, especially when there …   Universalium

  • hémothorax — (é mo to raks ) s. m. Terme de médecine. Épanchement de sang dans le thorax. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Hémo...., et thorax …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • hemothorax — n. blood in the pleural cavity (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemothorax — he·mo·thorax …   English syllables

  • hemothorax — noun accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) • Syn: ↑haemothorax • Hypernyms: ↑congestion * * * |hēmō, |hemō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from hem + thorax …   Useful english dictionary

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