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Medical Term:

root of lung

 

Definition: all the structures entering or leaving the lung at the hilum, forming a pedicle invested with the pleura; includes the bronchi, pulmonary artery and veins, bronchial arteries and veins, lymphatics, and nerves.

Synonym(s): radix pulmonisTA

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