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base of lung

[TA]
the lower concave part of the lung that rests on the convexity of the diaphragm.
Synonym(s): basis pulmonis [TA]

base of lung

(bās lŭng)
The lower concave part of the lung that rests on the convexity of the diaphragm.
Synonym(s): basis pulmonis [TA] .
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Emphysema with worse disease at the base of the lung (shown by chest X-ray)
The knife was driven four inches through the rib cage, through the base of the lung, and pierced his heart.
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The knife was driven 10cm through the rib cage, through the base of the lung, and pierced his heart.
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