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Medical Term:

central axillary lymph nodes


nodes located around the midportion of the axillary vein; they receive afferent vessels from the humeral (lateral), pectoral (anterior), and subscapular (posterior) groups of axillary nodes and send efferent vessels to the apical group of axillary nodes;

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei axillares centralesTA

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