horizontal fissure

noun

Medical Definition of horizontal fissure

: a fissure of the right lung that begins at the oblique fissure and runs horizontally dividing the lung into superior and middle lobes

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“Horizontal fissure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/horizontal%20fissure. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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