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Pleural Cavity

"Pleural Cavity" 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.

Paired but separate cavity within the THORACIC CAVITY. It consists of the space between the parietal and visceral PLEURA and normally contains a capillary layer of serous fluid that lubricates the pleural surfaces.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pleural Cavity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pleural Cavity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2009 and 2010 and 2011 and 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.