A major lymphatic vessel that drains lymph from the lower body, left appendage, and left thorax into the junction of the left jugular and subclavian veins. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thoracic_duct ]
- UMLS:C0039979 (ncithesaurus:Thoracic_Duct)
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A major lymphatic vessel that drains lymph from the lower body, left appendage, and left thorax into the junction of the left jugular and subclavian veins.
placement of the ZFA class here is dubious
The thoracic duct is the first perfused lymphatic, located between the dorsal aorta and posterior cardinal vein.
Lymphatic trunk that connects all tributaries of the thoracic duct tree to the trunk of the left brachiocephalic vein.
trunk of thoracic duct tree