Medical Dictionary

cisterna chyli

noun cisterna chy·li \-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
March 30, 2015
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