jugulo-omohyoid node

[ jŭg′yə-lō-ō′mō-hīoid′ ]


A lymph node of the deep lateral cervical group that lies above the omohyoid muscle and anterior to the internal jugular vein, receives lymphatic drainage from the submental, submandibular, and deep anterior cervical nodes, and whose efferent vessels go to other deep lateral cervical nodes.

Nearby words

  1. jugular gland,
  2. jugular nerve,
  3. jugular pulse,
  4. jugular vein,
  5. jugulate,
  6. jugulodigastric node,
  7. jugum,
  8. jugurtha,
  9. juice,
  10. juice man

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