. The covering of lungs in human is

A: Peritoneum

B: Pericardium

C: Pleural membrane

D: Glisson’s capsule


Best Answer

Correct Option is: (C)

Pleural membrane



The lungs are situated in the thoracic chamber which is an airtight chamber. 

There are two lungs, right and left lung. 

The right lung is bigger in size than the left lung.

Lungs are covered by a double layered pleural membrane, with pleural fluid in between both. 

Peritoneum covers the abdominal wall.

Pericardium covers the heart.

Glisson’s capsule covers the liver.


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