Upper lobe of lung

upper lobe of lung --> superior lobe of lung

The lobe of the right lung that lies above the oblique and horizontal fissures and includes the apical, posterior and anterior bronchopulmonary segments; in the left lung, the lobe lies above the oblique fissure and contains the apicoposterior, anterior, superior lingular and inferior lingular segments.

Synonym: lobus superior pulmonis, upper lobe of lung.

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