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celiac lymph nodes


Definition: visceral nodes located along the celiac trunk that drain lymph from the stomach, duodenum, pancreas, spleen, and biliary tract and drain to the cisterna chyli via the right and left intestinal lymphatic trunks.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei coeliaciTA

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