Any lymphoid tissue in the body may be the seat of tuberculous disease, but the glands of the neck are the most commonly involved.
This condition of hypertrophy of lymphoid tissue has come to be known as the lymphatic diathesis or constitution.
The lymphocytes are derived from lymphoid tissue, wherever it exists in the different parts of the body.
lymphoid tissue n.
See lymphatic tissue.
lymphoid lym·phoid (lĭm'foid')
Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.