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1. pleura

noun. the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest.

Synonyms

  • serous membrane
  • parietal pleura
  • pleural cavity
  • visceral pleura

Etymology

  • πλευρά (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word pleura


1. Noun, singular or mass
Think of the pleura as the buffer zone between your lungs and your rib cage.

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