Figure: Lymph node structure (A) and catchment areas of the lymph nodes (B)

A - Structure of a lymph node

  1. Afferent lymphatic vessels
  2. Flaps against backflow
  3. Cortical zone (paracortex)
  4. Germination center
    (B and T lymphocyte regions)
  5. bar
  6. outer capsule (organ shell)
  7. Tissue fluid (lymph)
  8. Laxative lymphatic vessel
  9. Watershed
    (between the cervical and axillary lymph nodes
    and above the navel))

B - catchment areas of the lymph nodes
a - on the neck
b - in the armpit area
c - in the groin area
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