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pleural cavity

a narrow, fluid-filled space between the pleural membranes of the lung and the inner chest wall.
Origin of pleural cavity
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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pleural cavity in Medicine

pleural cavity n.
The potential space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura. Also called pleural space.

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