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Pleura MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pleura
Tree Number(s)
A04.716
A10.615.789.736
Unique ID
D010994
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010994
Annotation
/surg: consider also PNEUMONOLYSIS; inflammation = PLEURISY; PLEURAL CAVITY is also available
Scope Note
The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (LUNG) and lining the THORACIC CAVITY. Pleura consist of two layers, the inner visceral pleura lying next to the pulmonary parenchyma and the outer parietal pleura. Between the two layers is the PLEURAL CAVITY which contains a thin film of liquid.
Entry Term(s)
Parietal Pleura
Visceral Pleura
See Also
Pleurisy
Pneumonolysis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Pleura Preferred
Visceral Pleura Narrower
Parietal Pleura Narrower
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