retropharyngeal lymph nodes(redirected from nodi lymphoidei retropharyngeales)
ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al lymph nodes[TA]
the three groups of lymph nodes (one median and two lateral) located between the pharynx and the prevertebral layer of cervical fascia; they receive lymph from the nasopharynx, the auditory tube, and the atlantooccipital and atlantoaxial joints.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei retropharyngeales [TA]
ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al lymph nodes(retrō-fă-rinjē-ăl limf nōdz) [TA]
Three groups of lymph nodes located between pharynx and prevertebral layer of cervical fascia.