Skip to Content
Medical Term:

apicoposterior (bronchopulmonary) segment [SI + SII]


Definition: of the four bronchopulmonary segments typically comprising the superior lobe of the left lung, the most superior and posterior, supplied by the left apicoposterior segmental bronchus [B I + II]; they correspond approximately in position to the separate apical and posterior bronchopulmonary segments of the superior lobe of the right lung.

Synonym(s): segmentum (bronchopulmonale) apicoposterius [SI + II]TA

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.