Delphian node

Del·phi·an node (delґfe-ən) [Delphi, a town in ancient Greece, site of a sanctuary and oracle of Apollo, because of the predictive nature of the node] see under node.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • delphian node — a lymph node encased in the fascia in the midline, just anterior to the thyroid isthmus, so called because it is exposed first at surgery and, if diseased, is indicative of disease in the thyroid gland, but not of a specific disease process …   Medical dictionary

  • Node — Literally a knot, a node is a collection of tissue. For example a lymph node, is a collection of lymphoid tissue. A nodule is a small node, a little collection of tissue. * * * 1. A knob or nodosity; a circumscribed swelling; in anatomy, a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Delphine (disambiguation) — Delphine is a Francophone female given name either meaning of Delphi or coming from the Latin delphinus meaining pertaining to the dolphin . It may refer to: Delphine, a 1802 novel by Madame de Staël Delphine (given name) Delphine Software… …   Wikipedia

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