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Adult Heart and Lungs Anatomy

Historic drawing of the lungs showing dorsal view and anatomical size and position with respect to the heart.

  • Each lung - is conical in shape, and presents for examination an apex, a base, three borders, and two surfaces.
  • Left lung - is divided into two lobes, an upper and a lower, by an interlobular fissure.
  • Right lung - is divided into three lobes, superior, middle, and inferior, by two interlobular fissures.
    • Azygos lobe - the right lung upper lobe expands either side of the posterior cardinal. Common condition (0.5% of population) there is also some course variability of the phrenic nerve in the presence of an azygos lobe.

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current14:35, 24 August 2009Thumbnail for version as of 14:35, 24 August 2009600 × 493 (79 KB)MarkHill (talk | contribs)Historic drawing of the lungs showing dorsal view and anatomical size and position with respect to the heart. Category:Respiratory Category:Historic Category:Gray's 1918 Anatomy

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