[suhb-ploo r-uh l]


situated under the pleura.

Origin of subpleural

First recorded in 1860–65; sub- + pleural Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for subpleural

Historical Examples of subpleural

  • The blood-vessels were dilated, particularly in the subpleural part of the organ.


    Thomas Wright Jackson

  • Subpleural hemorrhages, thickening of the pleura, purulent or fibrinous pleurisy are common lesions.

    Scurvy Past and Present

    Alfred Fabian Hess