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English definition of “pleurisy”


noun [U]     /ˈplʊə.rə.si/ US  /ˈplʊr.ə-/
a serious illness in which the covering of the lungs becomes red and swollen, causing sharp pain when breathingRespiratory disorders
(Definition of pleurisy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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