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Textbook Problem

The horizontal fissure separates the

A. middle and upper lobes of the right lung.

B. upper and lower lobes of the left lung.

C. middle and lower lobes of the right lung.

D. oblique fissure of the left lung.

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

The respiratory system is one of the vital biological systems, which is segregated into the upper and lower respiratory systems. The lungs are called the primary organs responsible for the exchange of gas and movement of air into and out of them.

Explanation

Explanation for the correct answer:

Option (a) is given as middle and the upper lobes of the right lung. The minor fissure or horizontal fissure is a unilateral structure found in the right lung, which segregates the right middle lobe from the right upper lobe. Hence, option (a) is the correct answer.

Explanation for the incorrect answer:

Option (b) is given upper and lower lobes of the left lung...

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