lymphoid

[ lim-foid ]
/ ˈlɪm fɔɪd /

adjective

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.

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Origin of lymphoid

First recorded in 1865–70; lymph- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for lymphoid

lymphoid
/ (ˈlɪmfɔɪd) /

adjective

of or resembling lymph, or relating to the lymphatic system
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Medical definitions for lymphoid

lymphoid
[ lĭmfoid′ ]

adj.

Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.
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