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Pleural Cavity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pleural Cavity
Tree Number(s)
A01.923.761.800.650
Unique ID
D035422
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D035422
Annotation
PLEURA is also available
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WF 700
Previous Indexing
Pleura (1965-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Pleural Cavity Preferred
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