Costal pleura

Costal pleura
Front view of thorax, showing the relations of the pleuræ and lungs to the chest wall. Pleura in blue; lungs in purple.
Costal pleura labeled at upper right.
Latin Pleura costalis
Gray's subject #238 1088

Different portions of the parietal pleura have received special names which indicate their position: thus, that portion which lines the inner surfaces of the ribs and Intercostales is the costal pleura.

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