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See definition of pleura on Dictionary.com
  • as inlung
  • as inflank

synonyms for pleura

  • alveolus
  • bronchi
  • hip
  • ham
  • thigh
  • hand
  • quarter
  • wing
  • side
  • loin
  • pleuron
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How to use pleura in a sentence

The pleura pulmonalis had (where there wore no adhesions) interspersed over it patches of false exudation, of a dark brown colour.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
There was an effusion to the extent of about sixteen ounces of light-brown fluid, found in the cavities of the pleura.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
The pleura of both lungs was much puckered, and interspersed with dark red patches around the adhesions.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
It was rough and irregular over its surface, from a variety of indurated substances projecting from beneath the pleura.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
The cartilages of ribs were ossified, and both lungs were adhering strongly to the pleura costalis.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
The pleura pulmonalis was much thickened and rough, with false membrane, and many patches of puckering.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
Bichat supposes the black matter in the lungs "to be owing to small bronchial glands extending along the surface of the pleura."
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
Similar accumulations of clotted corpuscles and serum occur within the pleura.
JESUS THE CHRISTJAMES EDWARD TALMAGE
However, over the apex of the right pleural cavity, and the pleura now has two layers.
WARREN COMMISSION (2 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. II (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
As I noted, I did not see any underlying injury of the pleura, the coverings of the lungs or of the lungs themselves.
WARREN COMMISSION (3 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. III (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PLEURA

  • alveolus
  • bronchi
  • pleura
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