posterior segment

(redirected from segmentum posterius)

pos·te·ri·or seg·'ment

[TA]
a delimited part or section of an organ or other structure that lies in back of or dorsal to the other similar parts or sections. See: posterior bronchopulmonary segment S II, posterior basal bronchopulmonary segment S X, posterior hepatic segment I, (right) posterior lateral hepatic segment [VII] [VII], (right) posterior medial hepatic segment [VIII] [VIII], posterior renal segment.
Synonym(s): segmentum posterius [TA]
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