pleuritic

adjective
pleu·​rit·​ic | \ plü-ˈrit-ik How to pronounce pleuritic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pleuritic

: of, relating to, or affected with pleurisy pleuritic chest pain

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“Pleuritic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pleuritic. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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