Thoracic lymph nodes

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Thoracic lymph nodes
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Deep lymph nodes and vessels of the thorax and abdomen (diagrammatic). Afferent vessels are represented by continuous lines, and efferent and internodular vessels by dotted lines.
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The tracheobronchial lymph glands.
Details
Latin nodi lymphoidei thoracis
Anatomical terminology

The lymph glands of the thorax may be divided into parietal and visceral — the former being situated in the thoracic wall, the latter in relation to the viscera.

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