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pleu•ri•sy



Pronunciation: (ploor'u-sē), [key]
n. Pathol.
inflammation of the pleura, with or without a liquid effusion in the pleural cavity, characterized by a dry cough and pain in the affected side.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

pleural cavitypleurisy root
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