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deep anterior cervical lymph nodes


Definition: the lymph nodes near the larynx, trachea, and thyroid gland. Included in this group are infrahyoid, thyroid, pretracheal, paratracheal, and retropharyngeal lymph nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei cervicales anteriores profundiTA, anterior deep cervical lymph nodes

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