Sacral lymph nodes

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Sacral lymph nodes
Illu lymph chain11.jpg
Sacral is #3
Details
Latin nodi lymphoidei sacrales
Drains to
common iliac lymph nodes
Identifiers
Gray's p.704
Anatomical terminology

The sacral lymph nodes are placed in the concavity of the sacrum, in relation to the middle and lateral sacral arteries; they receive lymphatics from the rectum and posterior wall of the pelvis.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.