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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of lungs in situ

Right lung.

Image #124-6

KEYWORDS: Lung, Right lung.

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Dissection of lungs in situ
Right lung.
The apical (4) and anterior (14) segmental bronchi have been freed and pulled forward to permit exposure of the posterior segmental bronchus (6) and its two rami (5). Branches of the pulmonary artery and vein have been cut off in various ways. The continuity of these vessels may be ascertained by reference to the several preceding views of this series.
1 . Parietal pleura
2 . Apex of lung (dissected)
3 . Branches of apical segmental bronchi (left pointer, apical branch; right pointer, anterior branch)
4 . Apical segmental bronchus (retracted)
5 . Branches of posterior segmental bronchi (upper pointer, apical branch; lower pointer, posterior branch)
6 . Posterior segmental bronchus
7 . Branches of anterior segmental bronchi (left pointer, posterior branch; right pointer, anterior branch)
8 . Right superior pulmonary vein
9 . Bronchus of middle right lobe
10 . Trachea
11 . Ascending aorta
12 . Anterior mediastinal lymph node
13 . Right main bronchus
14 . Anterior segmental bronchus (retracted)
15 . Right pulmonary artery
16 . Branch right pulmonary artery (upper pointer, branch to upper lobe lower pointer, interlobar part of branch to middle and lower lobes)
17 . Pericardium
18 . Left atrium (interior)