pulmonary pleura


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Related to pulmonary pleura: pleura visceralis

vis·cer·al pleur·a

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

pulmonary pleura

the part of the pleural membrane that covers the lungs, as distinguished from the parietal layer of pleura that lines the inner aspect of the thoracic cavity. Also called visceral pleura.