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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
pleural effusion +     
chylothorax  
an accumulation of chyle in the pleural space; chyle is fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats that is formed in the small intestine during digestion of fatty foods and taken up by the lymph vessels

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: chylopleura ;   chylous hydrothorax
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8

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