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posterior bronchopulmonary segment S II


Definition: of the three bronchopulmonary segments comprising the upper lobe of the right lungs, the one that lies nearest the vertebral column, supplied by the posterior segmental bronchus [B II] and posterior segmental (pulmonary) artery.

Synonym(s): segmentum bronchopulmonale posterius S IITA

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