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pleurisy División en sílabas: pleu·ri·sy
Pronunciación: /ˈplo͝orəsē/

Definición de pleurisy en inglés:


Inflammation of the pleurae, which impairs their lubricating function and causes pain when breathing. It is caused by pneumonia and other diseases of the chest or abdomen.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He learned to recognize pneumonia, bronchiectasis, pleurisy, emphysema, pneumothorax, phthisis, and other lung diseases from the sounds he heard with his stethoscope.
  • I accept her evidence that recurring pneumonia and pleurisy and an arthritic condition significantly interfered with that effort in the spring of 2002.
  • The sole patient with benign pleural disease showing a mediastinal pleural involvement on MRI was identified pathologically as tuberculous pleurisy.


Pronunciación: /plo͞oˈridik/ /plo͝oˈridik/ /pləˈridik/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Pleural tuberculosis often is an acute illness with cough, pleuritic chest pain, fever, or dyspnea.
  • Symptoms during 18 other procedures (including cough, dyspnea, pleuritic chest pain and a combination of these symptoms) raised the suspicion of pneumothorax.
  • Patients may be asymptomatic or may present in a subacute fashion with fever, nonproductive cough, pleuritic chest pain, dyspnea, hemoptysis, and weight loss.


Late Middle English: from Old French pleurisie, from late Latin pleurisis, alteration of earlier Latin pleuritis, from Greek pleura 'side of the body, rib'.

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