intrapleural

adjective
in·​tra·​pleu·​ral | \ -ˈplu̇r-əl How to pronounce intrapleural (audio) \

Medical Definition of intrapleural

: situated within, occurring within, or administered by entering the pleura or pleural cavity intrapleural inoculation

Other Words from intrapleural

intrapleurally \ -​ə-​lē How to pronounce intrapleurally (audio) \ adverb

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“Intrapleural.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intrapleural. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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