Thoracic lymph nodes

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Thoracic lymph nodes
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.
The tracheobronchial lymph glands.
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.


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