[ suhb-ploor-uhl ]

  1. situated under the pleura.

Origin of subpleural

First recorded in 1860–65; sub- + pleural

Words Nearby subpleural Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use subpleural in a sentence

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

    Plague | Thomas Wright Jackson
  • subpleural hemorrhages, thickening of the pleura, purulent or fibrinous pleurisy are common lesions.

    Scurvy Past and Present | Alfred Fabian Hess