axillary lymph nodes

Numerous nodes around the axillary veins which receive the lymphatic drainage from the upper limb, scapular region and pectoral region (including mammary gland); they drain into the subclavian trunk. ... Synonym: nodi lymphatici axillares, axillary glands. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Axillary Lymph Nodes

The axillary lymph nodes are located in the armpit. They are divided into two sets: superficial and deep. These lymph nodes receive lymph from the vessels of the arm and the upper nodes receive lymph from vessels in the upper chest area near the pectoralis muscles (pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles) and the mammary glands. There are abo...
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axillary lymph nodes

Type: Term Definitions: 1. numerous nodes around the axillary veins that receive the lymphatic drainage from the upper limb, scapular region,and pectoral region (including mammary gland); they drain into the subclavian trunk. Synonyms: nodi lymphoidei axillares, axillary glands
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Axillary lymph nodes

The lymph nodes in the armpit.
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Axillary lymph nodes

The axillary lymph nodes are of large size, vary from twenty to thirty in number, and may be arranged in the following groups: == Breast cancer == About 75% of lymph from the breasts drains into the axillary lymph nodes, making them important in the diagnosis of breast cancer. A doctor will usually refer a patient to a surgeon to have an axillary ...
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