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There is a very thin layer of tissue that surrounds the lungs, you can think of it as a very thin balloon. This is called the pleura.
The pleura sits between the lungs and the rib cage.
All lobes of the lungs are subpleural, meaning under the pleura.
Please let me know if that's clear or if you need a more detailed explanation.
Is the sub pleural a organ?
No it's not an organ. It's a space.
It just means "under the pleura".
Like if you were laying under a sheet, you would be in the sub sheet space.
under the sheet
The sheet is like the pleura, the bed is like the lungs and you'd be in the space in between them.
That's the subpleural space, in between the pleura and the lungs.
Oh I see. Thx very detailed description .