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inferior lingular (bronchopulmonary) segment [S V]

 

Definition: of the four bronchopulmonary segments that typically comprise the superior lobe of the left lung, the most inferior, supplied by the inferior lingular bronchus [B V] and inferior lingular segmental (pulmonary) artery; corresponds approximately in position to the medial [S V] segment of the middle lobe of the right lung; the lingula is a feature of this part of the left lung.

Synonym(s): segmentum lingulare bronchopulmonale inferius S VTA

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