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Definition: 'Pyloric Lymph Nodes'

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pyloric lymph nodes

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1. group of lymph nodes surrounding the pylorus, draining lymph into the right gastric or the right gastro-omental lymph nodes; subdivided into three smaller groups: suprapyloric nodes, superior to the pylorus; subpyloric nodes, inferior to the pylorus; and retropyloric nodes, posterior to the pylorus.

Synonyms: gastroduodenal lymph nodes, nodi lymphoidei pylorici

The definition information for pyloric lymph nodes is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.

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