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lymphoid

[lim-foid]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling lymph.
  2. 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 tissue

lymphoid tissue

noun
  1. another name for lymphatic tissue
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lymphoid

adjective
  1. of or resembling lymph, or relating to the lymphatic system
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lymphoid tissue in Medicine

lymphoid tissue

n.
  1. lymphatic tissue

lymphoid

(lĭmfoid′)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.
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