lumbar lymph nodes
Also found in: Wikipedia.
lum·bar lymph nodes
the parietal lymph nodes located anterior to the lumbar vertebrae, surrounding the inferior vena cava and abdominal aorta; because of the laterality of their afferent and efferent vessels, reference is most commonly made to the component groups: right lumbar lymph nodes, intermediate lumbar lymph nodes, and left lumbar lymph nodes.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei lumbales
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012