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Medical Term:

superficial anterior cervical lymph nodes


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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