mammary lymphatic plexus

mammary lymphatic plexus

[′mam·ə·rē lim′fad·ik ′plek·səs]
(anatomy)
A network of anastomosing lymphatic vessels in the walls of the ducts and between the lobules of the mamma; also functions to drain skin, areola, and nipple.
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