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glossary:bronchomediastinal_trunks

A lymphatic vessel arising from the union of the efferent lymphatics from the tracheo-bronchial and mediastinal nodes on either side. On the left side, it may be largely replaced by direct drainage into the thoracic duct.

Synonym: truncus bronchiomediastinalis.

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