cisterna chyli


cisterna chy·li

noun \-ˈkī-ˌlī\
plural cisternae chyli

Definition of CISTERNA CHYLI

: a dilated lymph channel usually opposite the first and second lumbar vertebrae and marking the beginning of the thoracic duct

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