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Medical Term:

lines of pleural reflection

 

Definition: lines, usually projected onto the surface of the thoracic wall, indicating the abrupt change in direction of the parietal pleura as it passes from one wall of the pulmonary cavity to another.

See Also: vertebral line of pleural reflection

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