Subclavian lymph trunk

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Subclavian lymph trunk
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.
axillary lymph nodes
Drains to thoracic duct, right lymphatic duct
Latin truncus subclavius
TA A12.4.01.003
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.


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

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