Mesocolic lymph nodes

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Mesocolic lymph nodes
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Lymph Nodes of the Large Intestine and Lower Abdomen
SystemLymphatic system
Latinnodi lymphoidei mesocolici
Anatomical terminology

The mesocolic lymph nodes are numerous, and lie between the layers of the transverse mesocolon, in close relation to the transverse colon; they are best developed in the neighborhood of the right and left colic flexures.

One or two small glands are occasionally seen along the trunk of the right colic artery and others are found in relation to the trunk and branches of the middle colic artery.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 709 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)