lateral segment

(redirected from segmentum laterale)

lat·er·al seg·'ment

[TA]
a delimited part or section of an organ or other structure that lies farthest to the left or right compared with the other similar parts or sections. See: lateral bronchopulmonary segment S IV, lateral basal (bronchopulmonary) segment [S IX] [S IX], (left anterior) lateral hepatic segment [III] [III], (left posterior) lateral hepatic segment III, right anterior lateral hepatic segment [VI], (right) posterior lateral hepatic segment [VII] [VII].
Synonym(s): segmentum laterale [TA]
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