left lumbar lymph nodes

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left lum·bar lymph nodes

the chain of lymph nodes associated with the aorta in the abdomen; it is divided into three groups: lateral aortic lymph nodes on the left of the aorta; preaortic lymph nodes in front of the aorta; and postaortic lymph nodes, behind the aorta.
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All pelvic and abdominal aortic lymph nodes were normal.
They metastasize late to mesenteric and pre and para aortic lymph nodes.
None of the 6 para aortic lymph nodes showed evidence of tumor metastasis.