Medical Definition of Pleural sinuses

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 Sinuses

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
pleural rub
pleural sinuses (current term)
pleural space
pleural stripe
pleural villi
pleuralgia
pleuralgias
pleurant
pleurants
pleurapophyses
pleurapophysial
pleurapophysis
pleuras
pleurectomy
pleurenchyma
pleuretic

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