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1

Each lung has these two named features.

1) Apex (Superior)
2) Base (inferior)

2

Which surface of the lung is often mistaken for the base?

Diaphragmatic

3

What are the three surfaces of the lung?

1) Costal
2) Mediastinal
3) Diphragmatic

4

Which of the boarders of the lung is decribed as beign narrow and sharp?

Anterior

5

Which surface of the is decribed as being wide and rounded?

Posterior

6

What feature of the lung is on the mediastinal surface of the lung and houses the opening for the vessels, nerves and bronchi to pass?

Hilum

7

What is the part of the lung that is formed by the structures which pass through the hilum?

Root

8

At what point of the lung, is it connected with the heart?

Root

9

T/F: The bronchi are always posterior within the root of the lung?

True

10

Which vessel of the will carry deoxygenated blood to the lung?

Pulmonary Artery

11

Which vessel will carry oxygenated blood from the lung to the heart?

Pulmonary Veins

12

T/F: The root of the lung is covered by pleura.

True

13

What is the double layered membrane that will surround the root of the lung?

Pulmonary Ligament

14

Each lung has how many bronchopulonary segments?

10