pleural fluid

n.

The thin film of serous fluid between the visceral and parietal pleurae.

Nearby words

  1. pleur-,
  2. pleura,
  3. pleurae,
  4. pleural,
  5. pleural cavity,
  6. pleural fremitus,
  7. pleural ring,
  8. pleural space,
  9. pleuralgia,
  10. pleurapophysis


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