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glossary:anterior_mediastinal_lymph_nodes

Located in the superior mediastinum in relation to the great vessels, these nodes receive lymph from the thymus, pericardium and right side of the heart; their efferent vessels join those of the tracheal nodes to form the bronchomediastinal trunks.

Synonym: nodi lymphatici mediastinales anteriores.

glossary/anterior_mediastinal_lymph_nodes.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)