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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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 lymph nodes in the armpit.
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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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