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Search Results for: thoracic duct

Thoracic duct

Definition noun, plural: thoracic ducts The lymphatic duct through which lymph from most of the peripheral lymph nodes... Read More

Lymphatic duct

Definition noun, plural: lymph ducts A lymphatic vessel that carries lymph and drain it into the subclavian... Read More

Lymphatic vessel

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic vessels (anatomy) A vessel that carries lymph and is responsible for the removal of... Read More

Thoracic cavity

Definition noun The body cavity of the human body (and other animal bodies) protected by the thoracic walls, and located... Read More

Chyle cistern

Chyle cistern --> cisterna chyli a dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk and... Read More

Receptaculum chyli

receptaculum chyli --> cisterna chyli A dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk... Read More

Chyle

Definition noun, plural: chyles A body fluid in the small intestine, containing mainly of emulsified fats and aids in the... Read More

Lymph

Definition noun The clear, slightly alkaline, bodily fluid bathing body tissues containing mostly of white blood cells, and... Read More