Facial lymph nodes

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Facial lymph nodes
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The lymphatics of the face.
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Facial lymph nodes labelled 8 - 12
Details
Identifiers
Latin nodi lymphoidei faciales
Dorlands
/Elsevier
n_09/12576440
FMA 233946
Anatomical terminology

The facial lymph nodes comprise three groups:

Their afferent vessels drain the eyelids, the conjunctiva, and the skin and mucous membrane of the nose and cheek; their efferents pass to the submandibular glands.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)