pleuritis

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pleuritis

(plʊəˌraɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) med an instance of pleurisy

pleuritis

, pleurisy - Greek pleura, "side" or "rib," came to be used for the "inner lining of the chest; lungs," and pleuritis or pleurisy is the inflammation of this area.
See also related terms for inflammation.
Translations

pleu·ri·tis

n. pleuritis. V.: pleurisy.

pleuritis

n pleuritis f
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14) Furthermore, Halla and associates have demonstrated that the pleura and pleural fluid mononuclear cells from patients with rheumatoid pleuritis synthesize IgG and IgM rheumatoid factor.
Local synthesis of IgM and IgM rheumatoid factor in rheumatoid pleuritis.