parasternal lymph nodes

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par·a·ster·nal lymph nodes

several small nodes that lie along the course of the internal thoracic vessels; lymph enters these nodes from the anterior intercostal spaces, pericardium, diaphragm, liver, and medial mammary gland; the efferent vessels pass upward to join the bronchomediastinal trunk of the same side.
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