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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Surface views of lungs

Left lung, medial aspect

Image #123-3

KEYWORDS: Left lung, Lung, Overview.

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Surface views of lungs
Left lung, medial aspect
1 . Upper lobe
2 . Oblique fissure
3 . Hilus of lung (pointer on cut edge of pleura at hilar margin)
4 . Lower lobe
5 . Left main bronchus
6 . Costal surface
7 . Impression of descending aorta
8 . Pulmonary ligament
9 . Apex of lung
10 . Impression of left subclavian artery
11 . Impression of aortic arch
12 . Left pulmonary artery
13 . Left pulmonary veins
14 . Anterior margin
15 . Cardiac impression (pointer on central part of large depression)
16 . Lingula of left lung
17 . Inferior margin
18 . Diaphragmatic surface