The mesenteric lymph nodes are one of the three principal groups of superior

The mesenteric lymph nodes are one of the three

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The mesenteric lymph nodes are one of the three principal groups of superior mesenteric lymph nodes and lie between the layers of the mesentery. They number from one hundred to one hundred and fifty, and are sited as two main groups: one ileocolic group lying close to the wall of the small intestine, among the terminal twigs of the superior mesenteric artery; a second larger mesocolic group placed in relation to the loops and primary branches of the vessels. Gall Bladder The gall bladder is a small pear-shaped sac-like organ that is attached to the liver and the pancreas and is an important organ in the digestive system of the dog. It stores the bile that is secreted by the liver throughout the day and releases it as required to the intestine to help in the process of digestion in general and the absorption of fats in particular.
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Large Intestine The large intestine consists of the cecum and colon. It starts in the right iliac region of the pelvis, just at or below the right waist, where it is joined to the bottom end of the small intestine (cecum). From here it continues up the abdomen (ascending colon) where the lesser curvature attached to liver, then across the width of the abdominal cavity (transverse colon), and then it turns down (descending colon), continuing to its endpoint at the anus (sigmoid colon to rectum to anus). The large intestine is quite long—about one-fifth of the whole length of the intestinal canal.
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The appendix is attached to its inferior surface of the cecum. It contains the least lymphoid tissue, and it is a part of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue, which gives it an important role in immunity.
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