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How to Pronounce pleura?

Correct pronunciation for the word "pleura" is [plˈɜːɹə], [plˈɜːɹə], [p_l_ˈɜː_ɹ_ə].

What are the misspellings for pleura?

"Pleura" in context

The pleura is a thin layer of tissue that lines the outside of the inner cavity of the chest and surrounds the lungs. It is composed of two layers, the parietal pleura which is a tissue sheet that covers the chest wall and the visceral pleura which covers the lungs. The pleural cavity between the two layers contains a thin layer of serous fluid to facilitate easy movement of the lungs in respiration.

The pleural cavity is also used for the collection and drainage of fluids, for example pleural effusion.

What are similar-sounding words for pleura?

Usage over time for pleura:

This graph shows how "pleura" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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