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glossary:pleural

Pertaining to the pleura, the thin covering that protects the lungs. The term “pleural” is pronounced like “plural” (but does not have plural meanings).

(2) (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the pleura or pleurae, or to the sides of the thorax.

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