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Which is larger the right lung or the left?

Asked by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 27 Sep '08 10:25 am
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The right lung is larger and has more lobes than the left lung (3 vs 2). This is because the heart is normally located on the left side, and takes up space in what would have been the left lung.
Left and right lung volumes in fetuses with diaphragmatic hernia
C. F. A. Peralta 1, J. Jani 2, T. Cos 3, K. H. Nicolaides 1 *, J. Deprest 2
1King's College Hospital Medical School, London, UK
2University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
3University Hospital Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium

email: K. H. Nicolaides (fmf@fetalmedicine.com)

*Correspondence to K. H. Nicolaides, Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King's College Hospital Medical School, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8RX, UK ...more
Answered by Jairam Kshirasagar, 27 Sep '08 10:29 am

 
  
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Right lung is larger and has more lobes than the left lung
Answered by sumati gayki, 29 Oct '09 10:35 am

 
  
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Right
Answered by krishna kumar, 20 Nov '08 03:47 pm

 
  
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Jis taraf dil hota hai woh lung thora sa chota hota hai .aisa meri madam ne mujhe sikhaya tha.thank god sirf lungs ke size mein hee farak hota hai.
Answered by john hope, 27 Sep '08 11:39 am

 
  
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Bcoz the left lung has to accomodate heart for pure blood transfer
Answered by ashwani agarwal, 27 Sep '08 11:10 am

 
  
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Right lung is larger and has more lobes than the left lung
Answered by srini, 27 Sep '08 10:28 am

 
  
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Right lung is larger
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 27 Sep '08 10:26 am

 
  
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