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accessory lymph nodes


Definition: the nodes of the lateral deep cervical group that are located along the accessory nerve; their efferent vessels pass to the supraclavicular lymph nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei accessoriiTA, accessory nerve lymph nodes, companion lymph nodes of accessory nerve, nodi lymphatici comitantes nervi accessorii

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