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lateral segment


Definition: a delimited part or section of an organ or other structure that lies farthest to the left or right compared with the other similar parts or sections.

See: lateral bronchopulmonary segment S IV, lateral basal (bronchopulmonary) segment [S IX], (left anterior) lateral hepatic segment [III], (left posterior) lateral hepatic segment III, right anterior lateral hepatic segment [VI], (right) posterior lateral hepatic segment [VII]

Synonym(s): segmentum lateraleTA

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