sacral node

sacral node

a node in one of the seven groups of parietal lymph nodes of the abdomen and the pelvis, situated within the sacrum. The sacral nodes are located in relation to the middle and the lateral sacral arteries and receive lymphatics from the rectum and the posterior wall of the pelvis. Compare lumbar node. See also lymph, lymphatic system, lymph node.
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These include the intestinal and lumbar trunks, large 'pools' of lumbar lymph nodes and common iliac lymph nodes, the sacral nodes, external iliac lymph nodes and inguinal nodes (4).