Splenic lymph nodes

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Splenic lymph nodes
Lymphatics of stomach, etc.
Lymphatics of stomach, etc. The stomach has been turned upward.
Latin nodi lymphoidei splenici
Drains to
celiac lymph nodes
Gray's p.706
Anatomical terminology

The splenic lymph nodes (or pancreaticolienal) accompany the lienal (splenic) artery, and are situated in relation to the posterior surface and upper border of the pancreas; one or two members of this group are found in the gastrolienal ligament.

Their afferents are derived from the stomach, spleen, and pancreas, their efferents join the celiac group of preaortic glands.

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