Medical Definition of Intercostal lymph nodes

1. One or two small nodes located posteriorly in each intercostal space; they receive lymph from the parietal pleura, intercostal space, and posterior body wall; the nodes in the upper spaces empty into the thoracic duct; the nodes in the lower spaces form a descending intercostal trunk that opens into the cisterna chyli. Synonym: nodi lymphatici intercostales. (05 Mar 2000)



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