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pleu·ral cav·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pleural cavity(noun)

    the cavity in the thorax that contains the lungs and heart


  1. pleural cavity(Noun)

    The body cavity that surrounds the lungs and is enclosed by the pleura.


  1. Pleural cavity

    In human anatomy, the pleural cavity is the potential space between the two pleura of the lungs. The pleura is a serous membrane which folds back onto itself to form a two-layered membrane structure. The thin space between the two pleural layers is known as the pleural cavity and normally contains a small amount of pleural fluid. The outer pleura is attached to the chest wall. The inner pleura covers the lungs and adjoining structures, via blood vessels, bronchi and nerves. The parietal pleura is highly sensitive to pain, while the visceral pleura is not, due to its lack of sensory innervation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pleural Cavity

    Paired but separate cavity within the THORACIC CAVITY. It consists of the space between the parietal and visceral PLEURA and normally contains a capillary layer of serous fluid that lubricates the pleural surfaces.

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  1. pleuralcavity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleural cavity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleural cavity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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