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Alternative clues for the word pleura

Word definitions for pleura in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pleura \Pleu"ra\, n., pl. of Pleuron .

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context anatomy English) The smooth serous membrane which closely covers the lungs and the adjacent surfaces of the thorax; the pleural membrane. 2 (plural of pleuron English)

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., medical Latin, from Greek pleura "side of the body, rib," also "flank of an army, page of a book," of unknown origin.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest [also: pleurae (pl)]

Usage examples of pleura.

The edges of the diaphragm are firmly attached to the walls of the trunk, and the center is supported by the pericardium and the pleura.

Both the pericardium and left pleura were distended with fresh blood and large clots.

The wound itself was not very grave - pleura untouched - and extracting the marline-spike was no great matter, but it had driven a splinter of rib hard against a nerve, and withdrawing that was a delicate business.