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Medical Term:

mesenteric lymph nodes


nodes located in the mesentery; they are of three classes: ileocolic lymph nodes, juxtaintestinal mesenteric lymph nodes, and the central superior group of mesenteric lymph nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei mesentericiTA

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