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On the right lung the pulmonary arteries and veins are anterior to?..

The branchii

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Bifurcation of the trachea

Stems the two main bronchi

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Each main bronchus divides into

Lobar bronchi


Two on the left, three On theright

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Each lobar bronchus divides into

Segmental bronchi...that supply the bronchopulmonary segments

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Each bronchopulmonary segment is supplied independently by a segmental bronchus > more branches that end in ...

Terminal bronchioles> respiratory bronchioles> alveolar ducts> alveolar sacs
Pulmonary alveolus is the basic structural unit of gas exchange in the lung

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Each lung has ___ pulmonary arteries and ____ pulmonary veins

1 p.a.
2 p.v.

P.a. Carry poorly oxygenated blood to the lungs for oxygenation
- divide into lobar and segmental arteries ( within lung)

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Bronchial arteries

Supply blood to the structures making up the root of the lungs, the supporting tissues of the lung, and the visceral pleura