pleural meaning


    Definition of pleural in English Dictionary

  • Adjective
    1. Of, relating to, or affecting the pleura, or the sides of the thorax.
      1. Thin and transparent.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • On the other hand, MMP-1 and MMP-9 are elevated in TBP as compared with transudative effusions [10 ], and MMP-9 is prominently expressed in the granulomas of tuberculous pleural tissues [11 ].
          • Genomic DNA was isolated from paraffin-embedded tissues, which were obtained by transbronchial lung biopsy or from cytologic materials, such as bronchial lavage fluid and pleural effusions.
          • The areas of lung dysventilation with an absence of alveolar air are visualized in the form of consolidations adjacent to the pleural line.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
        Related Links:
        1. en pleuralgia
        2. en pleuralgias
        3. en pleural lobe
        4. en pleural lobes
        5. en pleural cavity
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of pleural for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "pleural" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective.
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