pleural effusion

(PLOOR-ul eh-FYOO-zhun)

An abnormal collection of fluid between the thin layers of tissue (pleura) lining the lung and the wall of the chest cavity.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "pleural effusion"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "derrame pleural"

Acumulación anormal del líquido entre las capas delgadas del tejido (pleura) que recubre el pulmón y la pared de la cavidad pectoral.