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Pleuritis \Pleu*ri"tis\, n. [L.] (Med.) Pleurisy.


n. pleurisy (inflammation of the pleura).

Usage examples of "pleuritis".

In coughing, sneezing, and the like, the pain produced is not unlike that in pleuritis and intercostal neuralgia.

Carpenter describes a case of fatal pleuritis, apparently due to the presence of four artificial teeth which had been swallowed thirteen years before.