pleural cavity


noun

a narrow, fluid-filled space between the pleural membranes of the lung and the inner chest wall.

Origin of pleural cavity

First recorded in 1835–45
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pleural cavity in Medicine

pleural cavity

n.

The potential space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura.pleural space
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