Figure 1: Lymph Vessels of the Kidney

Drawing of kidney and caudal vena cava with associated lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels.Figure 1. Illustration of a lymph vessel (a) of the right kidney (i) that at (b) opens directly into the cisterna chyli (d), after a branch (c) flows to a lumbar aortic lymph node (e). The efferent vessel (f) from the lymph node leads directly to the caudal vena cava (g). The renal vein is shown (h). Source: Dr. Hermann Baum (1918). (This work is in the public domain).


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