pneumoempyema

A rarely used term for pyopneumothorax.

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pneu·mo·em·py·e·ma (noo″mo-em″pi-eґmə) pyopneumothorax.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • pyopneumothorax — The presence of gas together with a purulent effusion in the pleural cavity. [pyo + G. pneuma, air, + thorax] subdiaphragmatic p., subphrenic p. subphrenic abscess associated with perforation of one of the …   Medical dictionary

  • pneum- — combining form or pneumo Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pneum , from pneuma 1. : air : gas pneu …   Useful english dictionary

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