facial lymph nodes
Definition: a chain of lymph nodes lying along the facial vein that receive afferent vessels from the eyelids, nose, cheek, lip, and gums, and send efferent vessels to the submandibular nodes.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei facialesTA
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