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basal part


Definition: portion of a structure which forms its base—the bottom part or part opposite the apex of the structure—or a branch serving that portion of the structure; e.g., the basal part of the lungs (formed by the four basal bronchopulmonary segments of each side) served by basal parts of the right and left pulmonary arteries.

Synonym(s): basilar partsTA, pars basalisTA, pars basilarisTA

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