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Meaning of PLEURITIC

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pleu*rit"ic\, Pleuritical \Pleu*rit"ic*al\, a. [L.
pleuriticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. pleur['e]tique.] (Med.)
(a) Of or pertaining to pleurisy; as, pleuritic symptoms.
(b) Suffering from pleurisy.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Related to the lining of the lungs and chest cavity; when describing pain, meaning that the pain is increased with deep breathing.
 

 

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