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Basic Terminology

BASIC TERMINOLOGY UNDERSTANDING:

The Lungs:  The terms to describe the lung tissue include the parenchyma, interstitium, interstitial or parenchymal all of, which mean the same thing.

Linings:  There are linings to the heart (pericardium), linings to the chest cavity, which includes the mediastinum (parietal pleura) the area that includes the heart, great vessels and other tissues between the lungs) and linings to the lungs themselves (visceral pleura). (more…)

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