Pleura

Science / Biology / Pleura: A thin sheet of epithelium that covers the inside of the thoracic cavity and the outer surface of the lungs.

Pleural Cavity

Science / Biology / Pleural Cavity: The space between the sheets of pleura (one covering the inside of the thoracic cavity, the other covering the outside of the lungs). MORE

Pleurisy

Health / Disease / Pleurisy: Inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the chest cavity. Symptoms are chills, fever, dry cough, and pain in the affected side (a stitch). MORE

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