|bronchopulmonary segment||medical dictionary|
The largest subdivision of a lobe of the lung; it is supplied by a direct tertiary (lobular) bronchus and a tertiary branch of the pulmonary artery; it is separated from adjacent segments by connective tissue septa.
Synonyms: segmentum bronchopulmonale.
(05 Mar 2000)
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