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Medical Term:

anterior segment


a delimited part or section of an organ or other structure that lies in front of or ventral to the other similar parts or sections.

See: anterior (bronchopulmonary) segment [S III], anterior basal (bronchopulmonary) segment [S VIII], anterior inferior renal segment, anterior superior renal segment, anterior segment of eyeball

Synonym(s): segmentum anteriusTA

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