Hyparterial


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Related to Hyparterial: hyparterial bronchi

Hy`par`te´ri`al


a.1.(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.
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Abnormal lobation including bronchial isomerism with hyparterial bronchus and unilobar lung may be present.
The right mainstem bronchus courses posteriorly and superiorly to the right pulmonary artery (epaterial), while the left mainstem bronchus courses laterally and inferiorly in relation to the left pulmonary artery (hyparterial).
Those with polysplenia typically are associated with hyparterial pulmonary bronchi, while asplenic patients usually have eparterial bronchi.