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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