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internal iliac lymph nodes

 

Definition: nodes that lie along the internal iliac artery and its branches; they receive lymph from the pelvic viscera, the gluteal region, and the deep parts of the perineum, and send efferent vessels to the common iliac nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei iliaci interniTA

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