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superior lingular bronchopulmonary segment S IV


Definition: of the four bronchopulmonary segments that typically comprise the superior lobe of the left lung, the segment that lies centrally and posteriorly, supplied by the superior lingular bronchus [B IV] and superior lingular segmental (pulmonary) artery; corresponds approximately in position to the lateral [S IV] segment of the middle lobe of the right lung.

Synonym(s): segmentum bronchopulmonale lingulare superius [S IV]TA

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