Segmental bronchi of the right lower lobe (mnemonic)

The anatomy of the segmental bronchi of the right lower lobe can be remembered by using one of several mnemonics. The segments are as follows: 

  • superior (B6) 
  • medial basal (B7)
  • anterior basal (B8)
  • lateral basal (B9) 
  • posterior basal (B10)

Mnemonics 

Small P

Just remove the second "L" and the space after, and you have the first letter of each segment, in order. Feel free to make the "P" into its own word, if dirty tricks like that help you. 

Sometimes My Ass Loves Penetration

Giving the letters SMALP each their respective words above. It is best not to say this one aloud in a shared reporting room. 

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rID: 26764
System: Chest
Sections: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Small P
  • Sometimes My Ass Loves Penetration

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