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intrapulmonary lymph nodes


Definition: small nodes that occur along the bronchi within the parenchyma of the lung; they receive drainage from localized areas of the lung and send efferents to bronchopulmonary nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei intrapulmonalesTA, nodi lymphoidei pulmonales, pulmonary lymph nodes

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