pleurae


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Related to pleurae: pleurisy, pleural effusion, parietal pleura, visceral pleura

pleu·rae

 (plo͝or′ē)
n.
Plural of pleura1.
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Pneumothorax is a condition characterized by the accumulation of gas between the parietal and visceral pleurae.
Bilateral thoracoscopy revealed empyema with loculations with beefy, inflamed, thick-walled visceral and parietal pleurae.
Jonmarker et al (3) reported that functional residual capacity consistently increases by about 50% with median sternotomy if the pleurae are intact.