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Medical Term:

hemopneumothorax

Pronunciation: he'mo-nu'mo-tho'raks

Definition: Accumulation of air and blood in the pleural cavity.

Synonym(s): pneumohemothorax

[hemo- + G. pneuma, air, + thorax]

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