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Medical Term:

hydropneumoperitoneum

Pronunciation: hi'dro-nu'mo-per-i-to-ne'um

Definition: The presence of gas and serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.

Synonym(s): pneumohydroperitoneum

[hydro- + G. pneuma, air, + peritoneum]

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