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interpectoral lymph nodes

 

Definition: small lymph nodes located between the pectoralis major and minor muscles; they receive lymph from the muscles and the mammary gland, and deliver lymph to the axillary lymphatic plexus.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei interpectoralesTA

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