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Pleural cavity

Descriptions of Pleural cavity

Pleural cavity: The space enclosed by the pleura, which is a thin layer of tissue that covers the lungs and lines the interior wall of the chest cavity.
Source: National Institute of Health

Pleural cavity: the cavity in the thorax that contains the lungs
Source: WordNet 2.1

Pleural cavity : cavity within the thoracic cavity consisting of the space between the parietal and visceral pleura; normally contains a capillary layer of serous fluid that lubricates the pleural surfaces.
Source: CRISP

Pleural cavity : Paired but separate cavity within the THORACIC CAVITY. It consists of the space between the parietal and visceral PLEURA and normally contains a capillary layer of serous fluid that lubricates the pleural surfaces.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Pleural cavity

Pleural cavity: The pleural cavity is located inside the chest area and is the space that contains the lungs, pleura, pleural space, and pleural fluid. The pleural cavity and its components are important to healthy respiration.

Closely Related Organs: Pleural cavity

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Pleural cavity:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pleural cavity

The following conditions are related to the organ: Pleural cavity:

Sub Parts: Pleural cavity

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Pleural cavity:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pleural cavity

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Pleural cavity:

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

Related organs: lungs (73), chest (6)

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Pleural cavity: Related Topics

Diseases List for Pleural cavity:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Pleural cavity' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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