lumbar lymphatic plexus

lumbar lymphatic plexus

a lymphatic plexus formed of about 20 lymph nodes and connecting vessels situated along the lower portion of the aorta and the common iliac vessels.
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During development some variation may occur, in particular in the area where the lower extensions of the thoracic duct meet the lumbar lymphatic plexus. On an embryological basis, in the pre-vertebral region additional lymphatico-venous communication might be expected.