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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0032225

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12469  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: The tissue that lines the wall of the thoracic cavity and the surface of the lungs.

RADLEX Definition: The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (lung) and lining the thoracic cavity. Pleura consist of two layers, the inner visceral pleura lying next to the pulmonary parenchyma and the outer parietal pleura. Between the two layers is the pleural cavity which contains a thin film of liquid. [MeSH]

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A thin layer of tissue that covers the lungs and lines the interior wall of the chest cavity. It protects and cushions the lungs. This tissue secretes a small amount of fluid that acts as a lubricant, allowing the lungs to move smoothly in the chest cavity while breathing.

CDISC Definition: The serous membrane that lines the wall of the thoracic cavity and the surface of the lungs.

MSH Definition: The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (LUNG) and lining the THORACIC CAVITY. Pleura consist of two layers, the inner visceral pleura lying next to the pulmonary parenchyma and the outer parietal pleura. Between the two layers is the PLEURAL CAVITY which contains a thin film of liquid.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Pleura, NOS
Pleural membrane structure (body structure)
Pleural membrane structure
Pleural structure
PLEURAL TISSUE
pleura
Wall of pleural sac

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12469 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN /surg: consider also PNEUMONOLYSIS; inflammation = PLEURISY; PLEURAL CAVITY is also available MSH
ANSWER_CODE 3 LNC
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Cornelius Rosse FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CITE Playbook RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID Xa0cX SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Mon Jan 11 15:13:09 PST 1999 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED N LNC
FX D010998 MSH
FX D011025 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C38.4 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20050630 MSH
MN A04.716 MSH
MN A10.615.789.736 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C38.4 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 723264001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181609007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734139008~TARGETCOMPONENT~119200008 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa0cX SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A07.1.02.001 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERMUI T032361 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Plèvre FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ Part UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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