Related formsin·ter·pleu·ral, adjectivetrans·pleu·ral, adjectivetrans·pleu·ral·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for pleural
We found that there was, in fact, no defect in the pleural lining of the President's chest.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He asked for chest tubes then to be placed in the pleural cavities.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
When pleurisy exists, it is usually accompanied, according to Murchison, by purulent effusion into the pleural cavity.
Gas due to putrefaction collects under the pleural membrane, and can be expelled by pressure, and is not found in the air cells.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
A similar band occurs in the same position on the dorsum of the eighth segment but the pleural region is devoid of such a band.Journal of Entomology and Zoology|Horace Gunthorp