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anterior basal (bronchopulmonary) segment [S VIII]


Definition: of the four bronchopulmonary segments of the inferior lobes of the right or left lung that contact the diaphragm, the one lying in front, nearest the costal cartilages; supplied by the anterior basal segmental bronchi [B VIII] and anterior basal segmental (pulmonary) artery.

Synonym(s): segmentum (bronchopulmonale) basale anterius [S VIII]

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