[ploo r-uh l]
- Anatomy. of or relating to the pleura.
- Entomology. of or relating to a pleuron.
Origin of pleural
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Pleural pieces: the lateral sclerites of the thorax; see pleura.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
There is a considerable quantity of lymphoid exudate and pleural effusion.Pandemic
Jesse Franklin Bone
The lateral are the pleural and the ventral are the pedal ganglia.
The term medium (pleural media) is applied to the substance or substances through the pores of which the liquid percolates.
An accumulation of gas in the pleural sac is known as pneumothorax.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Word Origin and History for pleural
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