[ ĕn′dō-thə-răs′ĭk ]
The extrapleural fascia that lines the wall of the chest, extending over the cupola of the pleura as the suprapleural membrane and forming a thin layer between the diaphragm and the pleura.
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby endothoracic fascia
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