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inferior tracheobronchial lymph nodes

 

Definition: several large lymph nodes inferior to the tracheal bifurcation; they receive afferents from the bronchopulmonary nodes and the heart, and send efferents to the superior tracheobronchial and tracheal nodes.

Synonym(s): bifurcation lymph nodes, carinal lymph nodes, nodi lymphoidei tracheobronchiales inferiores

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