TITLE

pleurisy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1689
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pleurisy" is presented. This term refers to the inflammation of the pleura. This might be primary or secondary; unilateral, bilateral or local; acute or chronic; or fibrinous, serofibrous or purulent. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241194

 

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