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jugulodigastric lymph node


Definition: a prominent lymph node in the deep lateral cervical group lying below the digastric muscle and anterior to the internal jugular vein; it receives lymphatic drainage from the pharynx, palatine tonsil, and tongue.

Synonym(s): nodus lymphoideus jugulodigastricusTA, jugulodigastric node, subdigastric node

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