Submental lymph nodes
They belong to the submental group of lymph nodes of the head, and include the anterior, middle and posterior submental lymph nodes.
Submental lymph nodes drain the lymph from the anterior part of the floor of mouth, the frenulum and apex of the tongue, the mandibular incisors, the central portion of the lower lip and the skin of the chin.
English: Submandibular lymph nodes
Latin: Nodi lymphoidei submentales
Latin synonyms: Nodi lymphatici submentales, Lymphonodi submentales
|Location||Submental triangle of neck|
|Drainage area||Anterior part of the floor of mouth, frenulum and apex of tongue, mandibular incisors, central portion of lower lip, skin of the chin|
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