lymph node

Definitions of lymph node
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n the source of lymph and lymphocytes

Synonyms:
lymph gland, node
Types:
axillary node
any of the lymph glands of the armpit; fights infections in the neck and chest and arm regions
Peter's gland, Peyer's patch
any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colon
bubo
a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
Type of:
lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue
tissue making up the lymphatic system

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