Rheumatoid pleuritis - definition of Rheumatoid pleuritis by The Free Dictionary
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(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.
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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.