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subpleural

[suhb-ploo r-uh l] /sʌbˈplʊər əl/
adjective
1.
situated under the pleura.
Origin of subpleural
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; sub- + pleural
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  • The blood-vessels were dilated, particularly in the subpleural part of the organ.

    Plague Thomas Wright Jackson
  • subpleural hemorrhages, thickening of the pleura, purulent or fibrinous pleurisy are common lesions.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess

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