Skip to Content

parietal pleura

 

Definition: the serous membrane that lines the different parts of the wall of the pulmonary cavity; called costal, diaphragmatic, and mediastinal, according to the parts invested.

Synonym(s): pleura parietalisTA

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide