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glossary:bronchopulmonary_lymph_nodes [2007/09/18 20:06]
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glossary:bronchopulmonary_lymph_nodes [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +[[Lymph nodes]] in the hilum of the lung that receive [[lymph]] from the pulmonary nodes, and drain to the tracheobronchial nodes. ​
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 +Synonym: glandulae bronchiales,​ bronchial glands, hilar lymph nodes, nodi lymphatici bronchopulmonales. ​
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 +The bronchopulmonary lymph nodes is a group that encompasses both the pulmonary and bronchial groups of lung nodes. Some authors equate the term with just the bronchial nodes.
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 +The bronchopulmonary nodes pass efferent fibres to the tracheobronchial nodes.
  
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