Medical Definition of Thoracostomy

1. A surgical procedure to create an artificial conduit into the chest cavity. Usually performed for purposes of chest drainage. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoracostomy

thoracometer
thoracometers
thoracomyodynia
thoracopagus
thoracoparacephalus
thoracopathy
thoracoplasties
thoracoplasty
thoracopneumoplasty
thoracoscope
thoracoscopic surgery
thoracoscopies
thoracoscopy
thoracostenosis
thoracostomy (current term)
thoracostomy tube
thoracostraca
thoracotomies
thoracotomy
thoradelphus
thorax
thoraxes
thorbastnasite
thoreaulite
thoreon
thoria
thorian
thorianite
thorianites

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