What Is the Function of the Pleural Cavity?


The pleural cavity, with its allied pleurae, aids most favourable functioning of the lungs in respiration process. The pleural cavity contains the pleural fluid that allows the pleurae to slide smoothly against each other during ventilation.
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The Pleuræ
Each lung is invested by an exceedingly delicate serous membrane, the pleura, which is arranged in the form of a closed invaginated sac. A portion of the serous membrane covers the surface of the lung and dips into the fissures between its... More »
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