Definitions for "Pleura"
The smooth serous membrane which closely covers the lungs and the adjacent surfaces of the thorax; the pleural membrane.
The closed sac formed by the pleural membrane about each lung, or the fold of membrane connecting each lung with the body wall.
The thin transparent membrane that lines the chest wall and doubles back to cover the lungs, thereby forming a continuous sac enclosing the narrow pleural cavity. The inner faces of the cavity are lubricated by fluid to ease breathing movements.
Keywords:  pleuron
pl. of Pleuron.
Same as Pleuron.