Dissection of lungs in situ

Right lung.

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Dissection of lungs in situ
Right lung.
The close relation of branches of the pulmonary artery (4, blue) to the bronchial branches is evident, as well as the distinct intersegmental position of branches of the pulmonary vein (9, red).
1 . Right pulmonary artery (branches to superior lobe)
2 . Superior intersegmental vein
3 . Bronchopulmonary lymph node
4 . Branch to middle lobe pulmonary artery
5 . Filament of pulmonary plexus
6 . Medial segmental bronchus of middle lobe
7 . Superior branch of no. 6
8 . Inferior branch of no. 6
9 . Intersegmental veins of middle lobe
10 . Middle lobe right lung (mediastinal surface)
11 . Inferior lobe right lung
12 . Right vagus nerve
13 . Superior vena cava (covered by pleura)
14 . Internal thoracic artery and vein
15 . Right superior pulmonary vein
16 . Right atrium (covered by pleura and pericardium)
17 . Costal cartilage V