Definition of Pleuras

1. pleura [n] - See also: pleura



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleuras

pleural rale
pleural reaction
pleural recesses
pleural rub
pleural sinuses
pleural space
pleural stripe
pleural villi
pleuralgia
pleuralgias
pleurant
pleurants
pleurapophyses
pleurapophysial
pleurapophysis
pleuras (current term)
pleurectomy
pleurenchyma
pleuretic
pleuric
pleuripotent
pleurisies
pleurisy
pleurisy root
pleurisy with effusion
pleurite
pleuritic
pleuritic pneumonia
pleuritic rub
pleuritical

Literary usage of Pleuras

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Henry Vandyke Carter, Luther Holden (1878)
"A little above the middle of the sternum, the contiguous surfaces of the two pleuras are sometimes in contact for a slight extent ; but above and below this ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"The axis of the neck-furrow is as broad as one of its pleuras ; the seven free thoracic rings have a strongly marked axis, which gradually diminishes from ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Henry Vandyke Carter, Luther Holden (1878)
"A little above the middle of the sternum, the contiguous surfaces of the two pleuras are sometimes in contact for a slight extent ; but above and below this ..."

4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"The axis of the neck-furrow is as broad as one of its pleuras ; the seven free thoracic rings have a strongly marked axis, which gradually diminishes from ..."

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