Mediastinal pleura - Definition
It is a part of the parietal pleural membrane that forms a lining for the mediastinum, the part of the thoracic cavity that lies between the lungs and contains vital organs like:
Mediastinal pleura - Appearance
It looks like a thin membrane in appearance. It is inferiorly bound by the diaphragmatic pleura. The structure is superiorly bound by the cervical pleura.
Mediastinal pleura - Location
It can be found in the area within the lungs. It runs continuous with the anterior as well as the posterior margins of the costal pleura and is also bounded by them.
Mediastinal pleura - Function
It forms a lining for the chest cavity (thoracic cavity) in the region within the lungs.
Mediastinal pleura - Pictures
The images here would prove assistive to you in understanding where this membrane is located.
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