pleural

[ ploo r-uh l ]
/ ˈplʊər əl /

adjective

Anatomy. of or relating to the pleura.
Entomology. of or relating to a pleuron.

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Origin of pleural

First recorded in 1835–45; pleur(a), pleur(on) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM pleural

in·ter·pleu·ral, adjectivetrans·pleu·ral, adjectivetrans·pleu·ral·ly, adverb
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