pneumatocele

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tumor or hernia containing air or gas; specifically, hernia of a portion of the lung through an intercostal space.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A distention of the scrotum by air; also, hernia of the lungs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine a hernia or air-filled cyst within the lung
  • noun medicine a gaseous swelling, especially within the scrotum

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Examples

  • A CT scan showed a developing pneumatocele, a walled-off, air-filled space inside her lung.

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  • A CT scan showed a developing pneumatocele, a walled-off, air-filled space inside her lung.

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  • A CT scan showed a developing pneumatocele, a walled-off, air-filled space inside her lung.

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