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1

Which fissures are present on the right lung?

Oblique and Horizontal

2

How many lobes and what are the names of the lobes of the right lung?

Three
1) Superior lobe
2) Middle Lone
3) Inferior Lobe

3

How many lobes are in teh left lung and what are they called?

Two
1) Superior Lobe
2) Inferior Lobe

4

What are the major surface fetures of the right lung?

Hint: Think back to lab

1) Groove for Azygos Vein
2) Groove for Esophagus
3) Cardiac Impression (shallow)
4) Groove for Superior Vena Cava
5) Groove for Riht Brachiocephalic Vein

5

T/F: Teh left lung has only an oblique fissure?

True

6

Waht other major surface fetures are located on teh surface fo the left lung?

Thnk back to lab.

1) Lingula
2) Cardiac Notch
3) Cardiac Impression (Deep)
4) Groove for Aorta
5) Groove for Left Subclavian Artery

7

What is the tongue like projection off the most inferior edge of the superior lobe of the left lung?

Lingula

8

What lies within the cardiac impression of the left lung?

Most of the left ventricle

9

What lies within the cardiac notch of the left lung?

Apex of the heart

10

Which of the lungs is smaller? Why is this?

Left. Because there needs to be space for the heart