hydrothorax


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hy·dro·tho·rax

 (hī′drə-thôr′ăks′)
n.
Accumulation of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.

hydrothorax

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɔːræks)
n
(Pathology) pathol an accumulation of fluid in one or both pleural cavities, often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
hydrothoracic adj

hy•dro•tho•rax

(ˌhaɪ drəˈθɔr æks, -ˈθoʊr-)

n.
the presence of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities.
[1785–95]
hy•dro•tho•rac•ic (ˌhaɪ droʊ θəˈræs ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.hydrothorax - accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
Translations

hy·dro·tho·rax

n. hidrotórax, colección de fluído en la cavidad pleural sin producir inflamación.
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