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deltopectoral lymph nodes


Definition: the lymph nodes along the terminal end of the cephalic vein as it courses through the deltopectoral groove; they receive lymph from the upper limb; efferents pass to the apical axillary lymph nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei deltopectoralesTA

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