lobar bronchi

lo·bar bron·chi

[TA]
the secondary divisions of the main (primary) bronchi that supply the lobes of the lungs; superior lobar bronchi (bronchus lobaris superior [TA]); middle lobar bronchi (bronchus lobaris medius [TA]); and inferior lobar bronchi (bronchus lobaris inferior [TA]) are the three lobar bronchi on the right; superior lobar bronchi (bronchus lobaris superior [TA]) and inferior lobar bronchi (bronchus lobaris inferior [TA]) are the two on the left. The lobar bronchi divide into (tertiary) segmental bronchi.
Synonym(s): bronchi lobares, bronchus lobaris medius, bronchus lobaris superior, bronchus lobaris inferior [TA]
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They tend to lodge in the main or lobar bronchi, with the right mainstem bronchus being the most common location given its more vertical course.
The lobar bronchi to the lingula and the left lower lobe were narrowed.