lymph node basin


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Related to lymph node basin: lymphadenectomy, Lymphoscintigraphy, Nodular melanoma, Axillary lymph nodes, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

lymph node basin

The lymph nodes, considered collectively, into which lymph channels drain from a particular region of the body. Lesions on an arm, for example, drain into the axillary basin; those on a leg drain into the groin. Similarly, prostate cancers drain into pelvic and periaortic basins.
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