Fissures of lung | definition of fissures of lung by Medical dictionary
transverse fissure of the right lung (redirected from fissures of lung)
trans·verse fis·sure of the right lung [TA]
the deep fissure that separates the upper and middle lobes of the right lung.
trans·verse fis·sure of the right lung (trans-vĕrs' fish'ŭr rīt lŭng) [TA]
The deep fissure that separates the upper and middle lobes of the right lung.
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The defective pulmonary development gives rise to variations in lobes and fissures of lung.
The knowledge of anatomy of fissures of lung may help clarifying initially confusing radiographic findings like extension of fluid into an incomplete major fissure or spread of various diseases through different pathways (Dandy, 1978).