pleural cavity

noun

Medical Definition of pleural cavity

: the space that is formed when the two layers of the pleura spread apart

called also pleural space

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“Pleural cavity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pleural%20cavity. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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