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"Pleura" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (LUNG) and lining the THORACIC CAVITY. Pleura consist of two layers, the inner visceral pleura lying next to the pulmonary parenchyma and the outer parietal pleura. Between the two layers is the PLEURAL CAVITY which contains a thin film of liquid.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pleura" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pleura" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 106 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1992 and 2018 and 2019 and 2020
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