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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pleu·ra /ˈplʊrə/
 肋膜,胸膜

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pleu·ra /ˈplʊrə/ 名詞
 胸膜

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pleu·ra n., pl. of Pleuron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pleu·ra, n.; pl. L. Pleuræ E. Pleuras
 1. Anat. (a) The smooth serous membrane which closely covers the lungs and the adjacent surfaces of the thorax; the pleural membrane. (b) The closed sac formed by the pleural membrane about each lung, or the fold of membrane connecting each lung with the body wall.
 2. Zool. Same as Pleuron.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pleu·ron n.; pl. Pleura   Zool. (a) One of the sides of an animal. (b) One of the lateral pieces of a somite of an insect. (c) One of lateral processes of a somite of a crustacean.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pleura
      n : the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of
          the chest
      [also: pleurae (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pleura
      See pleuron
      [also: pleurae (pl)]