pleurectomy

(ploo-REK-toh-mee)

Surgery to remove part of the pleura (a thin layer of tissue that covers the interior wall of the chest cavity).

Pronunciation of dictionary term "pleurectomy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "pleurectomía"

Cirugía para extirpar parte de la pleura (tejido delgado que reviste el interior de la pared de la cavidad torácica).