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Noun: hemothorax  ,hee-mu'tho,raks
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: haemothorax)
  1. Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
    - haemothorax [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: hemothoraxes

Type of: congestion

Encyclopedia: Hemothorax