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left colic lymph nodes

 

Definition: small nodes along the left colic artery and its branches that drain the left flexure and upper part of the descending colon; efferent vessels pass to the inferior mesenteric nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei colici sinistriTA

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