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apical axillary lymph nodes


Definition: the group of lymph nodes located at the apex of the axillary fossa that receive lymphatic drainage from other groups of axillary nodes and then in turn drain into the subclavian lymphatic trunk.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei axillares apicalesTA

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