Each lung is covered, except at one point, with an elastic serous membrane in a double layer, called the pleura.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The cavity of the chest in which the lungs are suspended is also lined by the pleura.
"First Book in Physiology and Hygiene" by J.H. Kellogg
It occasionally extends towards the thorax, where it may become adherent to the pleura.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Inflammation of both the pleura and lungs.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Accompanying these symptoms were the usual physical signs of fluid in the pleura in differing degrees and combination.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
There was an effusion to the extent of about sixteen ounces of light-brown fluid, found in the cavities of the pleura.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
Ischia: = pleura; q.v.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The pleura and diaphragm also showed a good deal of disease and some adhesion.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
The pleura is a thin membrane that envelops the lung and lines the walls of the thoracic cavity.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The right cavity of the pleura contained a moderate quantity of water; the left, scarcely any.
"Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart" by John Collins Warren
Radiographic evaluation disclosed the presence of pleural effusion and thickening of the pleura.
A biopsy of the pleura was obtained.
Pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma involving the pericardium and lung pleura.
Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are rare soft-tissue sarcomas usually arising in the pleura of the thoracic cavity.