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descending branch of posterior segmental artery of left and right lungs


Definition: the descending posterior branch of the superior lobar branch of the left and right pulmonary arteries.

Synonym(s): ramus descendens arteriae segmentalis posterioris pulmonis dextri et sinistriTA, descending posterior branch, ramus posterior descendens

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