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superficial anterior cervical lymph nodes


Definition: 1–4 nodes lying along the anterior jugular vein draining skin and superficial structures of the anterior cervical region, with efferent vessels draining to the inferior deep lateral cervical lymph nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei cervicales anteriores superficialesTA, nodi lymphoidei jugulares anteriores, anterior jugular lymph nodes

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