1. pleurisy

noun. ['ˈplʊrəsi'] inflammation of the pleura of the lungs (especially the parietal layer).


  • pleuropneumonia
  • purulent pleurisy

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Rhymes with Pleurisy

  • accuracy
  • adequacy
  • advocacy
  • agassi
  • almasy
  • argosy
  • aristocracy
  • autocracy
  • barkocy
  • biopharmacy
  • bluesy
  • bureaucracy
  • candidacy
  • celibacy
  • confederacy
  • confederacy
  • conspiracy
  • courtesy
  • degeneracy
  • delicacy

How do you pronounce pleurisy?

Pronounce pleurisy as ˈplʊrəsi.

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Sentences with pleurisy

1. Noun, singular or mass
In some cases, lupus or another autoimmune condition could result in pleurisy.

2. Adjective
One of the most common causes of lung inflammation is pleurisy 12.

3. Verb, past participle
If you suspect you have pleurisy, you should talk to your doctor about potential treatment options.