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[ploo-roj-uh-nuh s] /plʊˈrɒdʒ ə nəs/

Anatomy. pertaining to or originating from the pleura.
Botany. occurring on the side of a structure or body.


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    pleurography pleu·rog·ra·phy (plu-rŏg’rə-fē) n. Radiography of the pleural cavity.

  • Pleurohepatitis

    pleurohepatitis pleu·ro·hep·a·ti·tis (plur’ō-hěp’ə-tī’tĭs) n. Hepatitis with extension of the inflammation to the neighboring portion of the pleura.

  • Pleurolith

    pleurolith pleu·ro·lith (plur’ə-lĭth’) n. A concretion in the pleural cavity.

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    pleurolysis pleu·rol·y·sis (plu-rŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. Surgical division of pleural adhesions.

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