Superior lobe of (right/left) lung

Type:Term

Definitions
1. the lobe of the right lung that lies above the oblique and horizontal fissures and includes the apical (S I), posterior (S II), and anterior (S III) bronchopulmonary segments; in the left lung, the lobe lies above the oblique fissure and contains the apicoposterior (S I + II), anterior (S III), superior lingular (S IV), and inferior lingular (S V) segments.

Synonyms
lobus superior pulmonis (dextri et sinistri) , upper lobe of lung

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