Definition of pleuroperitoneal in English:

pleuroperitoneal

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Enclosed by the pleuroperitoneum; of or relating to the pleuroperitoneum. Also: of, relating to, or involving the pleura and the peritoneum, or the pleural and peritoneal cavities.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From pleuro- + peritoneal.

Pronunciation

pleuroperitoneal

/ˌplɔːrə(ʊ)ˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəl//ˌplʊərə(ʊ)ˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəl/