submandibular lymph nodes


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sub·man·dib·u·lar lymph nodes

[TA]
four or five nodes that lie in relationship to the mandible and the submandibular gland; they receive vessels from the face below the eye and from the tongue and drain into the superior deep cervical nodes, particularly the jugulodigastric node; these nodes are part of the pericervical collar of lymph nodes that initially receive drainage from the head.

sub·man·dib·u·lar lymph nodes

(sŭbman-dibyū-lăr limf nōdz) [TA]
Four or five lymph nodes that lie in relationship to mandible and submandibular gland.
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When spleen and liver tissues were analyzed, the sensitivity of DFA was 50%, whereas for analysis of submandibular lymph node tissues the sensitivity of DFA was 89.