Definition: 'Endothoracic Fascia'
endothoracic fasciaType: Term
1. the extrapleural fascia that lines the wall of the thorax; it extends over the cupula of the pleura as the suprapleural membrane and also forms a thin layer between the diaphragm and pleura (phrenicopleura f.) This loose areolar layer provides an extrapleural surgical plane.
Synonyms: fascia endothoracica
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