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hepatic lymph nodes

 

Definition: visceral nodes located along the hepatic artery as far as the porta hepatis; they drain the liver, gallbladder, stomach, duodenum, and pancreas; they send efferents to the celiac nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei hepaticiTA

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