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Medial Segmental Bronchus of Right Lung
Respiratory System

Medial Segmental Bronchus of Right Lung

Bronchus segmentalis medialis pulmonis dextri

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Structure

The medial segmental bronchus (B5) is one of two segmental bronchi that arise from the middle lobar bronchus, the other being the lateral segmental bronchus. It passes anteromedially to provide an airway to the medial bronchopulmonary segment (S5) of the middle lobe of the right lung.

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Key Features/Anatomical Relations

The anterior segmental bronchus is accompanied by the medial segmental artery of the right lung.

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