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inferior lobe of (left/right) lung

 

Definition: it is located below and behind the oblique fissure and contains five bronchopulmonary segments: superior (S VI), medial basal (S VII), anterior basal (S VIII), lateral basal (S IX), and posterior basal (S X).

Synonym(s): lobus inferior pulmonis (dextri et sinistri)TA, lower lobe of lung

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