Skip to Content
Medical Term:

supraclavicular lymph nodes


Definition: the portion of the inferior deep lateral cervical nodes located between the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle and the clavicle; afferent vessels come from adjacent regions including the mediastinum; efferent vessels terminate in the subclavian trunk.

Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei supraclavicularesTA

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.