A group of nodes lying along the external jugular vein; they drain the skin and superficial structures over the region of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and anterior cervical regions. Efferent vessels drain to the deep cervical lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can be further subdivided into anterior and lateral groupings. [ ref:Stedmans http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CL_tm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superficial_cervical_lymph_nodes https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/5 ]

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contributor

https://github.com/cmungall

https://github.com/tmeehan

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4e/Illu_quiz_hn_03.jpg

dubious for taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_10090

has related synonym

prescapular lymph node

nodi lymphoidei cervicales

id

UBERON:0004870