right lymphatic duct

noun

Medical Definition of right lymphatic duct

: a short vessel that receives lymph from the right side of the head, neck, and thorax, the right arm, right lung, right side of the heart, and convex surface of the liver and that discharges it into the right subclavian vein at its junction with the right internal jugular vein

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“Right lymphatic duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/right%20lymphatic%20duct. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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