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pleura

  

      n   pl   , pleurae  
1    the thin transparent serous membrane enveloping the lungs and lining the walls of the thoracic cavity  
2       the plural of       pleuron  
     (C17: via Medieval Latin from Greek: side, rib)  
  pleural      adj  
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pleural, pleur-, plea, plaguer

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