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  • endothoracic — |endə+ adjective Etymology: from endothorax, after English thorax: thoracic : of or relating to an endothorax …   Useful english dictionary

  • endothoracic fascia — fascia endothoracica [TA] the extrapleural fascial sheet beneath the serous lining of the thoracic cavity; called also parietal fascia of thorax and fascia parietalis thoracis [TA alternative] …   Medical dictionary

  • Fascia — A flat band of tissue below the skin that covers underlying tissues and separates different layers of tissue. Fascia encloses muscles. Inflammation of the fascia is referred to as fasciitis. Fascia is the Latin word for band or bandage. * * * A… …   Medical dictionary

  • Suprapleural membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = membrana suprapleuralis GraySubject = 238 GrayPage = 1089 Caption = Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = m 08 DorlandsSuf = 12522242 The… …   Wikipedia

  • intrathoracic — Within the cavity of the chest. * * * in·tra·tho·rac·ic thə ras ik adj situated, occurring, or performed within the thorax <intrathoracic pressure> in·tra·tho·rac·i·cal·ly adv * * * in·tra·tho·rac·ic (in″trə thə rasґik)… …   Medical dictionary

  • membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m …   Medical dictionary

  • pneumolysis — Surgical separation of the lung and costal pleura from the endothoracic fascia; formerly used in collapse therapy for tuberculosis. [G. pneumon, lung, + lysis, a loosening] * * * pneu·mol·y·sis mäl ə səs …   Medical dictionary

  • pneumothorax — The presence of free air or gas in the pleural cavity. [G. pneuma, air, + thorax] artificial p. p. produced by the injection of air, or a more slowly absorbed gas such as nitrogen, into the pleural space; formerly used for collapse therapy of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… …   Wikipedia

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