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[pahy-oh-thawr-aks, -thohr-] /ˌpaɪ oʊˈθɔr æks, -ˈθoʊr-/

noun, Pathology.

pyothorax py·o·tho·rax (pī’ə-thôr’āks’)
Empyema in a plural cavity.


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