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subscapular axillary lymph nodes


Definition: nodes of the axillary region located along the subscapular vein and its tributaries; they receive afferent vessels from the dorsal surface of the thorax and scapular region and send efferent vessels to the central group of lymph nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei axillares subscapularesTA, nodi lymphoidei subscapularesTA, nodi lymphoidei axillares posteriores, posterior axillary lymph nodes

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