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Table 1 Total and relative surface areas of porcine pulmonary lobes

From: A simplified evaluation system of surface-related lung lesions of pigs for official meat inspection under industrial slaughter conditions in Germany

Lung sample Total surface area Lobus cranialis pulmonis sinistri, pars cranialis Lobus. cranialis pulmonis sinistri, pars caudalis Lobus caudalis pulmonis sinistri Lobus caudalis pulmonis dextri Lobus medius pulmonis dextri Lobus cranialis pulmonis dextri Lobus accessorius pulmonis dextri
  cm2 cm2(%) cm2(%) cm2(%) cm2(%) cm2(%) cm2(%) cm2(%)
L1 462.59 31.70 (6.85) 44.72 (9.67) 111.70 (24.15) 111.32 (24.06) 41.76 (9.03) 60.94 (13.17) 60.45 (13.07)
L2 412.93 39.34 (9.53) 45.57 (11.04) 105.99 (25.67) 86.26 (20.89) 39.34 (9.53) 59.93 (14.51) 36.48 (8.83)
L3 349.10 37.90 (10.86) 30.67 (8.79) 98.72 (28.27) 96.61 (27.67) 38.47 (11.02) 46.77 (13.40) 37.49 (10.74)
L4 538.55 56.95 (10.57) 67.04 (12.45) 146.48 (27.20) 105.25 (19.54) 50.17 (9.32) 56.32 (10.46) 56.34 (10.46)
L5 625.89 46.43 (7.42) 43.49 (6.95) 139.40 (22.27) 168.34 (26.90) 63.00 (10.07) 74.23 (11.86) 91.00 (14.54)
Arithmetic mean of relative surface (%) 9.05 9.78 25.51 23.81 9.79 12.68 11.53
Standard Deviation of Arithmetic mean of relative surface (%) 1.63 1.88 2.14 3.2 0.7 1.39 2.02
Median of relative surface (%) 9.53 9.67 25.67 24.06 9.53 13.17 10.74
Simplified surface proportions (%) 10 10 25 + 25 = 50 10 10 10
Rounding error to median/mean (%) +0.47 + 0.95 +0.33 + 0.22 −0.46 − 1.02 +0.94 + 1.19 +0.47 + 0.21 −3.17 − 2.68 −0.74 − 1.53