mesopneumonium

The reflection of pleura surrounding the root of the lung (including the pulmonary ligament inferiorly) as parietal pleura becomes continuous with the visceral pleura of the lung. SYN: mesentery of lung, pleural isthmus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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