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Related to pleuroscopy: pleurodesis
Examination of the pleural cavity with an endoscope.
[thoraco- + G. skopeō, to view]
pleuroscopy(ploo-rŏs′kō-pē) [″ + skopein, to examine]
Inspection of the pleural cavity with an endoscope inserted through an incision into the thorax.
visual examination of the pleural cavity via a pleuroscope introduced through an incision in the chest wall.