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right lumbar lymph nodes


Definition: the chain of nodes associated with the inferior vena cava; it is divided into three groups: lateral caval nodes, on the right of the inferior vena cava; precaval nodes, anterior to the inferior vena cava; and postcaval nodes, posterior to the inferior vena cava.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei lumbales dextriTA, caval lymph nodes

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