Cupula of the pleura

Cervical pleura
Latin Pleurae cervicales
Gray's subject #238 1088

The cervical pleura is one of the different portions of the parietal pleura that have received special names to indicate their position: thus, that which rises into the neck, over the summit of the lung, is the cupula of the pleura (cervical pleura).


This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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