Hyparterial
Hyparterial Hy`par*te"ri*al, a. [Hypo- + arterial.] (Anat.) Situated below an artery; applied esp. to the branches of the bronchi given off below the point where the pulmonary artery crosses the bronchus. [1913 Webster]

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  • hyparterial — Below or beneath an artery. [G. hypo, beneath, + arteria, artery] * * * hyp·ar·te·ri·al .hip är tir ē əl, .hīp adj situated below an artery specif of or being the branches of the bronchi given off below the pulmonary artery * * * hyp·ar·te·ri·al… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyparterial — hyp·arterial …   English syllables

  • hyparterial — |hip, |hīp+ adjective Etymology: hypo + arterial : situated below an artery used of branches of the bronchi given off below the pulmonary artery; compare eparterial …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyparterial bronchi — a name sometimes given to the middle and inferior lobar bronchi on the right and the lobar bronchi on the left, all of which arise below the level of the pulmonary artery. See table and illustration …   Medical dictionary

  • Right main bronchus — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = bronchus principalis dexter GraySubject = 237 GrayPage = 1085 Caption = Conducting passages. Caption2 = Front view of cartilages of larynx, trachea, and bronchi. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre …   Wikipedia

  • Root of the lung — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = radix pulmonis GraySubject = 240 GrayPage = 1097 Caption = Mediastinal surface of right lung. Caption2 = Mediastinal surface of left lung. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = r 02 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

  • Eparterial bronchus — Infobox Anatomy Name = Eparterial bronchus Latin = ramus bronchialis eparterialis GraySubject = 240 GrayPage = 1097 Caption = Mediastinal surface of right lung. (Eparterial bronchus labeled at center right.) Caption2 = Front view of cartilages of …   Wikipedia

  • Bronchus — One of the large air tubes leading from the trachea to the lungs that convey air to and from the lungs. The bronchi (the plural) have cartilage as part of their supporting wall structure. The trachea divides to form the right and left main… …   Medical dictionary

  • eparterial — |ep+ adjective Etymology: epi + arterial : situated above an artery; specifically : of or relating to the first branch of the right bronchus compare hyparterial …   Useful english dictionary

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