inferior mesenteric lymph node

inferior mesenteric lymph node

n.
Any of the nodes along the inferior mesenteric artery and its branches that drain the upper part of the rectum, the sigmoid colon, and the descending colon.
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The clinicopathological significance of inferior mesenteric lymph node metastasis in colorectal cancer.
(111-114) The ambiguous definitions of inferior mesenteric lymph nodes are another source of variability.
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