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diaphragmatic part of parietal pleura


Definition: portion of the outer (parietal) layer of pleura that lines the superior aspect of the diaphragm on each side of the pericardium.

Synonym(s): pars diaphragmatica pleurae parietalisTA, diaphragmatic pleura, phrenic pleura, pleura diaphragmatica, pleura phrenica

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