- of, relating to, or resembling lymph.
- of or relating to the tissue (lymphoid tissue) that occurs especially in the lymph glands, thymus, tonsils, and spleen and produces lymphocytes.
Origin of lymphoid
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There is a considerable quantity of lymphoid exudate and pleural effusion.Pandemic
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This new tissue is usually rich in lymphoid cells, which are often most abundant in the lymphatic channels.
Lymphoid cells accumulate in the submucous layer, especially where these cells are normally most numerous.
Clumps of lymphoid cells were found extending even a little into the muscular coat.
If a catarrhal state of the mucous membrane exist, the mucus, epithelium, and lymphoid cells cast off play the part of a ferment.
- of or resembling lymph, or relating to the lymphatic system
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- Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.
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