Mediastinal surface of lungMediastinal surface of lung 1. Anterior border
2. Mediastinal part
3. Medial surface
4. Inferior lobe
5. Base of lungLatinfacies mediastinalis pulmonis Gray'ssubject #250 1095Dorlands/Elsevierf_01/12352254
The mediastinal surface of the lung is in contact with the mediastinal pleura. It presents a deep concavity, the cardiac impression, which accommodates the pericardium; this is larger and deeper on the left lung than on the right lung, on account of the heart projecting farther to the left than to the right side of the median plane.
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right • left • lingula • apex • base • root • cardiac notch • cardiac impression • hilum • borders (anterior, posterior, inferior) • surfaces (costal, mediastinal, diaphragmatic) • fissures (oblique, horizontal)conducting zone
trachea (tracheal rings, carina) • bronchi • main bronchus (right, left) • lobar/secondary bronchi (eparterial bronchus) • segmental/tertiary bronchi (bronchopulmonary segment) • bronchiole • terminal bronchiolerespiratory zone pleurae