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intestinal (lymphatic) trunks

 

Definition: the vessels conveying lymph from the lower part of the liver, the stomach, spleen, pancreas, and small intestine; they discharge into the cisterna chyli and are sometimes duplicated.

Synonym(s): trunci (lymphatici) intestinalesTA

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