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|+||Small areas of the skin are joined together by capillaries and pre-collectors which drain these areas via subcutaneous collectors.|
|+||A lymph territory is that area of skin drained by the collectors of a single lymphatic plexus.|
|+||Between these territories are interterritorial zones with few vessels; these may be described as the lymphatic watershed areas.|
|+||The passage of lymph from one lymphatic plexus to the next is possible only via the initial vascular network of the watershed area.|