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inferior epigastric lymph nodes


Definition: three or four parietal nodes placed along the inferior epigastric vessels; they receive afferents from the lower abdominal wall and empty into the external iliac nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei epigastrici inferioresTA

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