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Intestinal trunk



Lymph: Intestinal trunk
Modes of origin of thoracic duct. (Poirier and Charpy.) a. Thoracic duct. a’. Cisterna chyli. b, c’ Efferent trunks from lateral aortic glands. d. An efferent vessel which pierces the left crus of the diaphragm. e. f. Lateral aortic glands. h. Retroaortic glands. i. Intestinal trunk. j. Descending branch from intercostal lymphatics.
Latin trunci intestinales
Gray's subject #176 691
Source preaortic lymph node
Drains to cisterna chyli
Dorlands/Elsevier t_20/12826034

The intestinal trunk receives the lymph from the stomach and intestine, from the pancreas and spleen, and from the lower and front part of the liver.

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