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pleura

Thin layers of tissue that line the chest wall and cover the lungs….

pleural cavity

The space that lies between the two layers of the pleura (lungs) and normally contains a thin film of fluid….

pleurodesis

An injection between the layers of the lung tissue (pleura). This injection creates an inflammation that closes the space between the pleura. This prevents accumulation of fluid….

visceral layer

The inner layer of the pleura….

mesothelioma

A type of cancer that affects the protective membrane around the internal organs (mesothelium). It often occurs in the membranes of the lungs (pleura)….

parietal layer

The outer layer of the pleura (lungs)….