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jugular lymphatic plexus


Definition: a lymphatic plexus that includes the deep cervical group of lymph nodes, with their afferent and efferent vessels, extending along the internal jugular vein (carotid sheath).

Synonym(s): plexus lymphaticus jugularis

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