Synonyms for pleura

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The pleura and diaphragm also showed a good deal of disease and some adhesion.

The pleura may reach as high as the medial border of the rib.

On the 19th January, some liquid appeared in the pleura on the same side.

On the left side was a small abscess, under the pleura costalis.

I have occasionally found them free in the cavities of the abdomen and pleura.

Yet they did not seem to suffer; the pins did not penetrate the pleura or lodge in the processes.

In short, an abscess in the pericardium must be treated like an abscess in the pleura.

Lunged; Lung′-grown, having an adhesion of the lung to the pleura.

The cavity of the chest in which the lungs are suspended is also lined by the pleura.

The diaphragm on its upper surface, highly injected, as was also the pleura lining the thorax.

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