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Medical Term:

mesocolic lymph nodes


nodes located in the mesocolon; they are of two classes: paracolic lymph nodes, located in immediate proximity to the colon; colic lymph nodes located along the arteries supplying the colon.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei mesocoliciTA

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