intermediate bronchus

in·ter·me·di·ate bron·chus

the portion of the right main bronchus between the upper lobar bronchus and the origin of the middle and lower lobar bronchi.
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1 cm mass in the right pulmonary hilum, between the right upper lobe and the right intermediate bronchus (Figure 1(b)).
Figure 3: MDCT with 3D shaded surface volume rendering images showing intermediate bronchus ending blindly.
Pulmonary vein variations such as upper lobe venous drainage posterior to the intermediate bronchus [1]and a common trunk of the left pulmonary vein [2] may cause lethal complications during and after anatomical pulmonary resection.
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