Pleural effusion is a bodily fluid that is produced in exess and accumulates in the pleural cavity, the fluid-filled space that surrounds the lungs. Excessive amounts of such fluid can impair breathing by limiting the expansion of the lungs during inhalation. [ ENVO : 02000033 ]

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database cross reference
  • MESH:D010996
  • ncithesaurus:Pleural_Effusion
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rLaTGCK2TEduAAAAOpmP6tw
  • ENVO:02000033
definition
  • Pleural effusion is a bodily fluid that is produced in exess and accumulates in the pleural cavity, the fluid-filled space that surrounds the lungs. Excessive amounts of such fluid can impair breathing by limiting the expansion of the lungs during inhalation.
editor note
  • cede to MPATH? Note the ncit class is under finding.
id
  • UBERON:0000175

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