Definition: 'Parasternal Lymph Nodes'
parasternal lymph nodesType: Term
1. several small nodes that lie along the course of the internal thoracic vessels; lymph enters these nodes from the anterior intercostal spaces, pericardium, diaphragm, liver, and medial mammary gland; the efferent vessels pass upward to join the bronchomediastinal trunk of the same side.
Synonyms: nodi lymphoidei parasternales
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