Medical Definition of Pleural recesses

1. Three recesses of the pleural cavity, one behind the sternum and costal cartilages (costomediastinal recess), one between the diaphragm and chest wall (costodiaphragmatic recess), and one between the diaphragm and mediastinum (phrenicomediastinal recess). Synonym: recessus pleurales, pleural sinuses. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleural Recesses

pleural crackles
pleural cupula
pleural effusion
pleural effusion in newborn
pleural fluid
pleural fremitus
pleural friction rub
pleural lines
pleural lobe
pleural needle biopsy
pleural neoplasms
pleural plaque
pleural pressure
pleural rale
pleural reaction
pleural recesses (current term)
pleural rub
pleural sinuses
pleural space
pleural stripe
pleural villi
pleuralgia
pleuralgias
pleurant
pleurants
pleurapophyses
pleurapophysial
pleurapophysis
pleuras
pleurectomy

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