Bronchus intermedius

The bronchus intermedius is one of the two bronchi which the right main bronchus bifurcates into, the other being the right upper lobe bronchus.

The bronchus intermedius runs distal to the right upper lobe bifurcation and follows the trajectory of the right main bronchus 1. Its measures approximately 2.5 cm in length and eventually bifurcates into the right middle lobe and right lower lobe bronchi within the hilum 2.

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Thoracic anatomy
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rID: 53495
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub
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    Figure 1: right sided bronchi
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    Cardiac bronchus
    Figure 2: cardiac bronchus
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