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|+||====== Inguinal Nodes: ======|
|+||[[lymph_nodule|Lymph node]]s found in the groin region of both sides of the body.|
|+||The network of lymph vessels in the lower body passes lymph into the bean-sized inguinal nodes deep in the groin. The inguinal [[:lymph nodes]] can be grouped as superficial and deep. The deep inguinal lymph nodes are situated near the femoral [[artery]] and [[vein]]. They recieve lymph from the lower limbs, external genitalia, and lower anterior abdominal wall. The superficial inguinal lymph nodes can be found along the greater saphenous vein. The recieve [[lymph]] from the external genitalia, and the superficial parts of the lower limbs. |