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superior tracheobronchial lymph nodes


Definition: several large lymph nodes of the posterior mediastinum located superior to the bronchi at their union with the trachea; receives lymph from inferior tracheobronchial lymph nodes and bronchopulmonary nodes; drain to paratracheal nodes.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei tracheobronchiales superioresTA

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