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Pulmonary Arteries of Middle Lobe of Right Lung
Cardiovascular System

Pulmonary Arteries of Middle Lobe of Right Lung

Arteriae pulmonalis lobi medius pulmonis dextri

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The middle lobar artery of the right lung is a branch of the right pulmonary artery that supplies the middle lobe of the right lung. It gives rise to two segmental arteries distally, the lateral and the medial segmental arteries.

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The media of small pulmonary arteries may also undergo striking changes, including smooth muscle cell proliferation, precocious maturation of immature pericytes into mature smooth muscle cells, and incorporation of fibroblasts into the vessel wall and surrounding adventitia.

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