Collect a quantity of pleuritic effusion, if such is present, in a pipette for further examination later.
Dropsy of the chest is not at all an uncommon result of pleuritic inflammation.
It was decided to subject patients to open-air tests for pleuritic pains in the course of consumption.
He lost flesh, became subject to intermittent attacks of fever and suffered from some pleuritic and pulmonic pains.
Collect ascitic, pleuritic, or hydrocele fluid in sterile flasks and allow to stand in the ice-chest for twelve hours to sediment.
The third was an Invalid, who had been admitted for a pleuritic Complaint, which he had got the better of.
pleuritic complications may cause pain, but this feature is best aided and permanently relieved by fresh air also.
Franklin did have all that disagreeable work to do over again, for it was of a pleuritic abscess that he died in the end.
late 14c., from Old French pleurisie (13c., Modern French pleurésie) and directly from Late Latin pleurisis "pleurisy," alteration of Latin pleuritis "pain in the side," from Greek pleuritis, from pleura "side of the body, rib," of unknown origin. Spelling altered in Late Latin on model of Latin stem plur- "more" (cf. Medieval Latin pluritas "multitude"), as if in reference to "excess of humors."
pleuritic pleu·rit·ic (plu-rĭt'ĭk)
Of or relating to pleurisy.
pleurisy pleu·ri·sy (plur'ĭ-sē)
An inflammation of the pleura, usually occurring because of complications of a disease such as pneumonia, and accompanied by accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity, chills, fever, and painful breathing and coughing. Also called pleuritis.
An inflammation of the pleura, usually occurring because of complications of a respiratory disease or condition such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleural injury, or asbestos exposure. Pleurisy is usually accompanied by the accumulation of fluid between the pleurae, chills, fever, and painful breathing and coughing.