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splenic lymph nodes


Definition: nodes near the hilum of the spleen; they receive afferents from the spleen and stomach, and send efferents to the pancreatic-postsplenic and celiac nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei spleniciTA, nodi lymphoidei lienales

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