Subclavian lymph trunk

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Subclavian lymph trunk
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Terminal collecting trunks of right side. a. Jugular trunk. b. Subclavian trunk. c. Bronchomediastinal trunk. d. Right lymphatic trunk. e. Gland of internal mammary chain. f. Gland of deep cervical chain.
Details
Latin truncus subclavius
Source
axillary lymph nodes
Drains to
thoracic duct, right lymphatic duct
Identifiers
Gray's p.700
Dorlands
/Elsevier
t_20/12826106
TA A12.4.01.003
FMA FMA:12252
Anatomical terminology

The efferent vessels of the subclavicular group unite to form the subclavian trunk, which opens either directly into the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins or into the jugular lymphatic trunk; on the left side it may end in the thoracic duct.

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