bronchopulmonary segment


The largest subdivision of a lobe of the lung, supplied by a direct branch of a lobar bronchus and separated from adjacent segments by connective tissue septa.

Nearby words

  1. bronchophony,
  2. bronchoplasty,
  3. bronchopneumonia,
  4. bronchopulmonary,
  5. bronchopulmonary dysplasia,
  6. bronchopulmonary sequestration,
  7. bronchorrhagia,
  8. bronchorrhaphy,
  9. bronchorrhea,
  10. bronchoscope

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