How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"pleuro" is from "pleura" (rib or side) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "side" or "rib" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This fluid buildup usually has a lubricating effect, relieving the pain associated with pleurisy.|
|On a lawn the obvious mosses will be creeping pleurocarps.|