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Thoracic Duct

Descriptions of Thoracic Duct

Thoracic Duct: the major duct of the lymphatic system
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Thoracic Duct

Thoracic Duct: The thoracic duct is a lymphatic vessel that is a continuation of the cistern chyli. The thoracic duct is the largest lymphatic vessel in the body and drain lymph after it is filtered by lymph nodes back into the circulation by connecting with the left subclavian vein.

Closely Related Organs: Thoracic Duct

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