submandibular lymph nodes
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Related to submandibular lymph nodes: Submental lymph nodes
sub·man·dib·u·lar lymph nodes[TA]
four or five nodes that lie in relationship to the mandible and the submandibular gland; they receive vessels from the face below the eye and from the tongue and drain into the superior deep cervical nodes, particularly the jugulodigastric node; these nodes are part of the pericervical collar of lymph nodes that initially receive drainage from the head.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei submandibulares [TA]
sub·man·dib·u·lar lymph nodes(sŭbman-dibyū-lăr limf nōdz) [TA]
Four or five lymph nodes that lie in relationship to mandible and submandibular gland.