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Preferred Name

retropharyngeal lymph node

Definitions

The retropharyngeal lymph nodes, from one to three in number, lie in the buccopharyngeal fascia, behind the upper part of the pharynx and in front of the arch of the atlas, being separated, however, from the latter by the Longus capitis. Their afferents drain the nasal cavities, the nasal part of the pharynx, and the auditory tubes. Their efferents pass to the superior deep cervical glands. They are in the retropharyngeal space.

ID

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0015869

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label

retropharyngeal lymph node

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UBERON:0015869

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retropharyngeal lymph node

textual definition

The retropharyngeal lymph nodes, from one to three in number, lie in the buccopharyngeal fascia, behind the upper part of the pharynx and in front of the arch of the atlas, being separated, however, from the latter by the Longus capitis. Their afferents drain the nasal cavities, the nasal part of the pharynx, and the auditory tubes. Their efferents pass to the superior deep cervical glands. They are in the retropharyngeal space.

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http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0012311

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http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0015869 Uber Anatomy Ontology LOOM
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http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C77649 National Cancer Institute Thesaurus LOOM
http://purl.bmicc.cn/ontology/ICD11CN/XA08L8 International Classification of Diseases, 11th Edition, China LOOM
http://purl.org/sig/ont/fma/fma61237 Foundational Model of Anatomy LOOM