lymphatic tissue

noun

tissue, such as the lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and thymus, that produces lymphocytesAlso called: lymphoid tissue

Nearby words

  1. lymphatic duct,
  2. lymphatic leukemia,
  3. lymphatic plexus,
  4. lymphatic sinus,
  5. lymphatic system,
  6. lymphatic vessel,
  7. lymphaticostomy,
  8. lymphatitis,
  9. lymphatolysis,
  10. lymphectasia

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Medicine definitions for lymphatic tissue

lymphatic tissue

n.

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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