Why Is the Left Lung Smaller Than the Right?

Answer

The left lung is smaller than the right because that it has to create room for the heart. The left has impressions of the aorta and the heart known as aortic and cardiac arches, respectively. The other difference is that the right is divided into three lobes while the left has only two lobes.
Q&A Related to "Why Is the Left Lung Smaller Than the Right"
The heart is (mostly) on the left side and takes up some space.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_the_left_lung_sma...
The left lung is a little smaller than the right lung because it
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-is-the-left-lun...
Not Medical Advice: The left lung is a little smaller than the right lung because it shares space in the left side of the chest with the heart.
http://www.kgbanswers.com/why-is-the-left-lung-sma...
Click "Intestines" at the bottom of your screen.
http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/ic/icques5.htm
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com