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pectoral axillary lymph nodes


Definition: lymph nodes located along the lateral thoracic vein; they receive the drainage of the pectoral region, including most drainage of the breast.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei axillares pectoralesTA, anterior axillary lymph nodes, nodi lymphoidei axillares anteriores, nodi lymphoidei pectorales

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