pneumonopexy pneu·mo·no·pex·y (nōō’mə-nō-pěk’sē, nyōō’-, nu-mō’nə-, nyu-)
Surgical fixation of the lung by suturing the costal and pulmonary pleurae or by causing their adhesion.


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