Pleur-



1.
variant of before a vowel:
pleurite.

pleur- pref.
Variant of pleuro-.

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  • Pleura

    [ploo r-uh] /ˈplʊər ə/ noun, plural pleurae [ploo r-ee] /ˈplʊər i/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Anatomy, Zoology. a delicate serous membrane investing each lung in mammals and folded back as a lining of the corresponding side of the thorax. 2. plural of . [ploo r-on] /ˈplʊər ɒn/ noun, plural pleura [ploo r-uh] /ˈplʊər ə/ […]

  • Pleurae

    [ploo r-uh] /ˈplʊər ə/ noun, plural pleurae [ploo r-ee] /ˈplʊər i/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Anatomy, Zoology. a delicate serous membrane investing each lung in mammals and folded back as a lining of the corresponding side of the thorax. 2. plural of . /ˈplʊərə/ noun (pl) pleurae (ˈplʊəriː) 1. the thin transparent serous membrane […]



  • Pleural

    [ploo r-uh l] /ˈplʊər əl/ adjective 1. Anatomy. of or relating to the . 2. Entomology. of or relating to a pleuron. adj. 1835, from pleura + -al (1). Alternative pleuric is attested from 1825.

  • Pleural-cavity

    noun 1. a narrow, fluid-filled space between the pleural membranes of the lung and the inner chest wall. pleural cavity n. The potential space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura. Also called pleural space.



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