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paramammary lymph nodes


Definition: several lymph nodes on the lateral side of the mammary gland that receive afferents from the mammary gland and send efferents to the axillary pectoral group of lymph nodes. The paramammary lymph nodes are commonly considered as part of the pectoral axillary nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei paramammariiTA

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