"Pleural Cavity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Pleural Cavity
- Cavities, Pleural
- Cavity, Pleural
- Pleural Cavities
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pleural Cavity".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pleural Cavity".
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