lymph nodes, buccal

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lymph nodes, buccal

(buk´əl),
n the series of superficial lymph nodes in the face that lie above the buccinator muscle.
lymph nodes, deep cervical,
n a group of lymph nodes situated around or near the internal jugular vein. Includes two groups, superior and inferior, based on the point where the omohyoid muscle crosses the vein.
lymph nodes, deep parotid
(pərot´id),
n the lymph nodes located deep to the parotid salivary gland.
lymph nodes, external jugular,
n a type of superficial cervical lymph node located along the external jugular vein.
lymph nodes, facial,
n the superficial lymph nodes of the face, including the malar, nasolabial, buccal, and mandibular nodes.
lymph nodes, jugulodigastric
(jug´yəlōdī´gas´trik),
n a type of the superior deep cervical lymph node located behind the mandible, inferior to the posterior belly of the digastric muscle. These nodes drain the tonsils and the posterior part of the tongue.
lymph nodes, juguloomohyoid
(jug´yəlōō´mōhī´oid),
n a type of inferior deep cervical lymph node located in the angle between the internal jugular vein and the omohyoid muscle; these nodes drain the tongue.
lymph nodes, occipital,
n the superficial nodes located on the posterior base of the head.
lymph nodes, superficial parotid,
n the lymph nodes located just superficial to the parotid salivary gland.
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