lobus azygos

[ ăzĭ-gŏs′, ā-zī- ]


A small accessory lobe sometimes found on the upper part of the right lung, separated from the rest of the upper lobe by a deep groove lodging the azygos vein.

Nearby words

  1. lobulate,
  2. lobule,
  3. lobule of epididymis,
  4. lobulus,
  5. lobus,
  6. lobworm,
  7. loc.,
  8. loc. cit.,
  9. loc. primo cit.,
  10. loca

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