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inferior mesenteric lymph nodes

 

Definition: visceral nodes located along the inferior mesenteric artery and its branches that drain the upper part of the rectum, the sigmoid colon, and descending colon.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei mesenterici inferioresTA

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