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pleu•ra



Pronunciation: (ploor'u), [key]
n.,
pl. pleu•raePronunciation: (ploor'ē) [key] for 1.

1. Anat., Zool.a delicate serous membrane investing each lung in mammals and folded back as a lining of the corresponding side of the thorax.
2. pl. of pleuron.

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