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Thoracic Duct
MeSH HeadingThoracic Duct
Tree NumberA15.382.520.301.750
Scope NoteThe largest lymphatic vessel that passes through the chest and drains into the SUBCLAVIAN VEIN.
Entry TermCisterna Chyli
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Online Noteuse THORACIC DUCT to search CISTERNA CHYLI 1966-78
History NoteCISTERNA CHYLI was see under THORACIC DUCT 1963-78
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD013897


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Hemic and Immune Systems [A15]
   Immune System [A15.382]
      Lymphatic System [A15.382.520]
         Lymphatic Vessels [A15.382.520.301]
Endothelium, Lymphatic [A15.382.520.301.500]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeThoracic Duct [A15.382.520.301.750]

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