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juxtaesophageal lymph nodes


Definition: several nodes located along either side of the esophagus; they receive lymph from both the esophagus and the lungs.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei juxtaesophagealesTA, nodi lymphoidei juxtaesophageales pulmonales

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