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subpleural

[suhb-ploo r-uh l]
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adjective
  1. situated under the pleura.

Origin of subpleural

First recorded in 1860–65; sub- + pleural
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Examples from the Web for subpleural

Historical Examples

  • 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