noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1793 an excess of serous fluid in the pleural cavity; especially an effusion resulting from failing circulation (as in heart disease or from lung infection)

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  • hydrothorax — [ idrotɔraks ] n. m. • 1795; de hydro et thorax ♦ Pathol. Épanchement de liquide clair, non inflammatoire, dans la plèvre. Hydrothorax dans la néphrite chronique accompagnée d œdèmes. ● hydrothorax nom masculin Épanchement d un liquide de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hydrothorax — Hy dro*tho rax, n. [Hydro , 1 + thorax.] (Med.) An accumulation of serous fluid in the cavity of the chest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrothōrax — (gr.), Brustwassersucht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hydrothōrax — Hydrothōrax, s. Brustwassersucht …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hydrothorax — Hydrothōrax (grch.), Brustwassersucht …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hydrothorax — Hydrothorax, Brustwassersucht …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • hydrothorax — [hī΄drəthôr′aks΄] n. [ModL: see HYDRO & THORAX] a condition marked by the accumulation of watery fluid in the pleural cavity …   English World dictionary

  • Hydrothorax — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 10122 ICD10 = ICD10|J|94|8|j|90 ICD9 = ICD9|511.8 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D006876 A hydrothorax is a condition that results from serous fluid… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrothorax — kombinierter Sero (B)/ Pneumothorax (A) Serothorax (Syn. Hydrothorax) ist eine Ansammlung seröser Flüssigkeit im Brustraum. Im Regelfall erfolgt sie im Pleuraspalt und wird dann als Pleuraerguss bezeichnet. Am ehesten werden die Flüssigkeiten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hydrothorax — hydrothoracic /huy droh theuh ras ik/, adj. /huy dreuh thawr aks, thohr /, n. Pathol. the presence of serous fluid in one or both pleural cavities. [1785 95; HYDRO 1 + THORAX] * * * ▪ medicine       accumulation of watery fluid in the pleural… …   Universalium

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