subclavian trunk

noun

Medical Definition of subclavian trunk

: a large lymphatic vessel on each side of the body that receives lymph from the axilla and arms and that on the right side empties into the right lymphatic duct and on the left side into the thoracic duct

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“Subclavian trunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subclavian%20trunk. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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