Modality: Diagram

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  • Oblique fissure - “ The oblique fissures (also called the major fissures or greater fissures) are bilateral structures in both lungs separating the lung lobes.  Gros...”
  • Trachea - “ The trachea, known colloquially as the windpipe, connects the upper respiratory tract to the lungs via the tracheobronchial tree, enabling gas exc...”
  • Lung - “ The lungs are the functional units of respiration and are key to survival. They contain 1500 miles of airways, 300-500 million alveoli and have a ...”
  • Lung fissures - “ Lung fissures are a double-fold of visceral pleura that either completely or incompletely invaginates lung parenchyma to form the lung lobes.  Ea...”
  • Horizontal fissure - “ The horizontal fissure (also called the minor fissure) is a unilateral structure in the right lung that separates the right middle lobe from the r...”
  • Tracheobronchial tree - “ The tracheobronchial tree is the branching tree of airways beginning at the larynx and extending inferiorly and peripherally into the lungs as bro...”

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