Lungs

What part of the human body is directly attached to the human lungs?

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2008-01-20 22:25:00

The visceral pleura (a thin membrane protecting the lungs) is

attached directly to them. There is another pleura on the outside

of this (attached to the thoracic cavity), it is called the

parietal pleura, between them is a serous fluid that acts as a sort

of cushion.


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