pleural cavity(redirected from cavum pleurae)
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The space that develops between the two pleurae when there is fluid between them. Also called pleural space.
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|Noun||1.||pleural cavity - the cavity in the thorax that contains the lungs and heart|
pleura - the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest
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