lymphatic tissue

Definitions of lymphatic tissue
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n tissue making up the lymphatic system

Synonyms:
lymphoid tissue
Types:
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faucial tonsil, palatine tonsil, tonsil, tonsilla
either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
lien, spleen
a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
lymph gland, lymph node, node
the source of lymph and lymphocytes
Luschka's tonsil, adenoid, pharyngeal tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla adenoidea, tonsilla pharyngealis
a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
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
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animal tissue
the tissue in the bodies of animals

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