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Medical Term:

posterior segment


Definition: a delimited part or section of an organ or other structure that lies in back of or dorsal to the other similar parts or sections.

See: posterior bronchopulmonary segment S II, posterior basal bronchopulmonary segment S X, posterior hepatic segment I, (right) posterior lateral hepatic segment [VII], (right) posterior medial hepatic segment [VIII], posterior renal segment

Synonym(s): segmentum posteriusTA

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