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Medical Term:

paravesical lymph nodes


Definition: the lymph nodes located around the urinary bladder and, in the male, the prostate; there are three groups of paravesical lymph nodes: prevesicular lymph nodes [TA] (nodi lymphoidei prevesicales [TA]), in front of the bladder; lateral vesical lymph nodes [TA] (nodi lymphoidei vesicales laterales [TA]), on the right and left sides; postvesicular lymph nodes [TA] (nodi lymphoidei retrovesicales [TA], nodi lymphoidei postvesicales) behind the bladder.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei paravesicalesTA

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