Definition of hydrothorax in English:

hydrothorax

Syllabification: hy·dro·tho·rax
Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrōˈTHôraks
 
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noun

The condition of having fluid in the pleural cavity.
More example sentences
  • Hepatic hydrothorax originates secondary to ascitic fluid movement from the abdominal cavity to the pleural space via defects in the diaphragm.
  • Aggressive treatment of hydrothorax and ascites can lead easily to hepatic encephalopathy.
  • Hepatic hydrothorax is a complication of cirrhosis in patients with ascites.

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