visceral pleura

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Related to pleura visceralis: pleural cavity, visceral pleura, pleura parietalis

vis·cer·al pleur·a

[TA]
the serous membrane investing the lungs and dipping into the fissures between the lobes of the lungs.

visceral pleura

visceral pleura

The pleura that covers the lungs and enters into and lines the interlobar fissures. It is loose at the base and at the sternal and vertebral borders to allow for lung expansion.
See also: pleura