Medical Definition of Bronchus segmentalis

1. One of the divisions of the lobar bronchus that supplies a bronchopulmonary segment. In the right lung there are commonly ten: in the superior lobe, the apical (B1) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis apicalis; posterior (B2) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis (BII) posterior; and anterior (B3) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis (BIII) anterior; in the middle lobe, lateral (B4) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis (BIV) lateralis; and medial (B5) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis medialis (BV); in the inferior lobe, superior (B6) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis superior (BVI), medial basal (B7) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis medialis (BVII); anterior basal (B8) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis anterior (BVIII); lateral basal (B9) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis lateralis (BIX); and posterior basal (B10) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis posterior (BX). In the left lung there are commonly nine: in the superior lobe, the apicoposterior (B1+2) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis apicoposterior (BI+I); anterior (B3) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis anterior (BIII); superior lingular (B4) segmental bronchus, bronchus lingularis superior (BIV); and inferior lingular (B5) segmental bronchus, bronchus lingularis inferior (BV); in the inferior lobe, superior (B6) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis superior (BVI); medial basal (B7) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis medialis (cardiacus) (BVII), anterior basal (B8) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis anterior (BVIII); lateral basal (B9) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis lateralis (BIX); and posterior basal (B10) segmental bronchus, bronchus segmentalis basalis posterior (BX). Synonym: bronchus segmentalis. (05 Mar 2000)



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bronchostaxis
bronchostenosis
bronchostomy
bronchotome
bronchotomes
bronchotomies
bronchotomy
bronchotracheal
bronchovesicular
bronchovesicular respiration
bronchus
bronchus intermedius
bronchus principalis dexter
bronchus principalis sinister
bronchus segmentalis (current term)
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