Medical Term:

paratracheal lymph node


Definition: nodes along the sides of the trachea in the neck (part of the deep anterior cervical lymph nodes and in the posterior mediastinum; receive drainage of superior (and inferior) tracheobranchial nodes, trachea, and esophagus; drain to bronchomediastinal lymphatic trunk(s), thoracic duct.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei paratrachealesTA, tracheal lymph nodes