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In human anatomy, the pleural cavity is the body cavity that surrounds the lungs. The lungs are surrounded by the pleura, a serous membrane which folds back upon itself to form a two-layered, membrane structure. The thin space between the two pleural layers is known as...
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Explains the types of inflammation and disorders which affect the pleura lining of the lungs and the chest cavity.
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The pleura is made up of two layers of tissue that are separated by a small amount of fluid. ...
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pleural cavity n. The potential space between the two layers of the pleura. ... The lungs are surrounded by the pleura, a serous membrane which folds back upon ...
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pleurae n. ... pleura (plʊr'ə) , membranous lining of the upper body cavity and covering ... The pleura becomes inflamed, and the pleural cavity becomes ...
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Pleura - Definition of Pleura at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary with ... The glistening surface of the pleura is made up of a sheet of flat cells, the ...
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The Pleura ... Pleura is a membrane that is single celled. ... Notice that the visceral and parietal pleura are continuous at the root of the lung. ...
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Fact sheet on the painful condition of inflammation of the pleura membrane that encloses both the lung and lines of the chest cavity.
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Definition of pleura from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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Pleura ... The pleura is a thin membrane that surrounds the lungs. ... One of the most dangerous forms of pleura disease is mesothelioma. ...
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Is this topic for you?This topic provides information about pleurisy, which ... The outer layer of the pleura lines the inside of the chest wall, and the inner ...
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visceral pleura... pleura - the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest. parietal pleura - pleura that lines the inner chest ...
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Pleura information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other ... Pleura: The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (LUNG) and ...
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The pleura is a thin, glistening, slippery serous membrane, inflammation of ... It is reflected onto the lung, where it is called the visceral pleura. ...
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Get information, facts, and pictures about pleura at Encyclopedia.com. ... pleura , membranous lining of the upper body cavity and covering for the lungs. ...
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Visceral and parietal pleura define the pleural space/cavity, ... Drawings: pleura and ... Either pleura or peritoneum of young women with no history of ...
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Pleural effusion occurs when too much fluid collects in the pleural space (the space between the two layers of the pleura). It is commonly known as
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Explains what pleurisy is as well as its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and ... The outer layer of the pleura lines the inside of the chest wall, and the inner ...
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