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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

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