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paratracheal lymph node

 

Definition: nodes along the sides of the trachea in the neck (part of the deep anterior cervical lymph nodes and in the posterior mediastinum; receive drainage of superior (and inferior) tracheobranchial nodes, trachea, and esophagus; drain to bronchomediastinal lymphatic trunk(s), thoracic duct.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei paratrachealesTA, tracheal lymph nodes

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