Thoracic Duct and Functions of The Lymphatic System

Definition of Thoracic Duct The largest vessel of the lymphatic system. The thoracic duct collects lymph from the cisterna chyli and the left upper body, and drains into the left subclavian vein to deliver lymph to the bloodstream. About the diameter of a pencil, the thoracic duct extends from the cisterna chyli in the central trunk to base […]

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