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glossary:inguinal_nodes

Inguinal Nodes:

Lymph nodes found in the groin region of both sides of the body.

The network of lymph vessels in the lower body passes lymph into the bean-sized inguinal nodes deep in the groin. The inguinal lymph nodes can be grouped as superficial and deep. The deep inguinal lymph nodes are situated near the femoral artery and vein. They recieve lymph from the lower limbs, external genitalia, and lower anterior abdominal wall. The superficial inguinal lymph nodes can be found along the greater saphenous vein. The recieve lymph from the external genitalia, and the superficial parts of the lower limbs.

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