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Mediastinal emphysema

mediastinal emphysema n.
A deflection of air, usually from a ruptured emphysematous bleb in the lung, into the mediastinal tissue.


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    mediastinal vein n. Any of several small veins from the mediastinum emptying into the brachiocephalic vein or the superior vena cava.

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    mediastinitis me·di·as·ti·ni·tis (mē’dē-ās’tə-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the cellular tissue of the mediastinum.

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    mediastinography me·di·as·ti·nog·ra·phy (mē’dē-ās’tə-nŏg’rə-fē) n. Radiography of the mediastinum.

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