sulcus pulmonalis


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pulmonary groove

[TA]
the deep vertical recess formed on either side of the thoracic cage by the posterior curvature of the ribs and containing the posterior portions of the lung.
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sulcus pulmonalis

A furrow for the posterior lung adjacent to the bodies of the thoracic vertebrae.
See also: sulcus
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