pleural cavity

pleural cavity

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

Origin:
1835–45

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pleural cavity n.
The potential space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura. Also called pleural space.

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