- tissue, such as the lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and thymus, that produces lymphocytesAlso called: lymphoid tissue
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- Tissue consisting of a network of reticular fibers and cells, the meshes of which are occupied by lymphocytes.adenoid tissue lymphoid tissue
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