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Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Lymphatic vessel

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic vessels (anatomy) A vessel that carries lymph and is responsible for the removal of... Read More

Lymph

Definition noun The clear, slightly alkaline, bodily fluid bathing body tissues containing mostly of white blood cells, and... Read More

Lymph capillary

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic capillaries (anatomy) A minute, thin-walled vessel of the lymphatic system that is... Read More

Bronchopulmonary lymph node

Definition noun, plural: bronchopulmonary lymph nodes Any of the many lymph nodes located in the hilum of each lung, and... Read More

Lymphatic duct

Definition noun, plural: lymph ducts A lymphatic vessel that carries lymph and drain it into the subclavian... Read More

Hilar lymph node

Definition noun, plural: hilar lymph nodes Any of the lymph nodes in the hilum or the triangular depression or indented... Read More

Lymph glands

Lymph gland --> lymph node (Science: anatomy) small bean-shaped organ made up of a loose meshwork of reticular tissue in... Read More

Lymphoid organ

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid organs The organ of the lymphatic system, and carries out various immune... Read More

Lymph follicle

Lymph follicle lymphatic follicle, one of the spherical masses of lymphoid cells, frequently having a more lightly staining... Read More

Thoracic duct

Definition noun, plural: thoracic ducts The lymphatic duct through which lymph from most of the peripheral lymph nodes... Read More

Lymphaden

Lymphaden Synonym: lymph node. Origin: lymph-- g. Aden,... Read More

Lymphoid tissue

Lymphoid tissue (Science: anatomy) tissue that is particularly rich in lymphocytes (and accessory cells such as macrophages... Read More

Lymphokinesis

Lymphokinesis 1. Circulation of lymph in the lymphatic vessels and through the lymph nodes. 2. Movement of endolymph in the... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis

Definition noun A lymphadenitis of the lymph nodes in the cervical region caused by... Read More

B lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: B lymphocytes A lymphocyte that is produced in the bone marrow and is responsible for the... Read More

Lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: lymphocytes The white blood cell of the blood derived from the stem cells of the lymphoid series of... Read More

Lymphoid cell

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid cells (1) Any of the cells that mediate the production of immunity, including lymphocytes,... Read More

Lymphopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of lymphocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

The interstitium – a new biological organ?

Scientists found, apparently by accident, a new biological organ and they want it called "interstitium". The discovery was... Read More

Preauricular

Definition adjective Of a part or area located anterior to the auricle of the ear Supplement Preauricular is a descriptive... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Extracellular fluid

Definition noun The body fluid outside the cell composed of blood plasma, interstitial fluid, lymph and transcellular... Read More

Reticular connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue characterized by the predominance of reticular fibers made of type III collagen... Read More

Hematopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: hematopoieses A biological process in which new blood cells are formed, and is usually taking place... Read More

Subdigastric node

subdigastric node --> jugulodigastric lymph node A prominent lymph node in the deep lateral cervical group lying below... Read More

Circulatory system

Circulatory System Definition noun The organ system responsible for the circulation and transport of oxygen, carbon... Read More

Body fluid

Definition noun, plural: body fluids Any fluid found in a living organism Supplement A body fluid refers to any fluid... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Circulatory fluid

Definition noun The fluid confined within the vessel in a closed circulatory system or that contained in a cavity (hemocoel)... Read More

Mononuclear phagocyte system

Definition noun A system of cells located in reticular connective tissue, and are associated primarily with phagocytosis and... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Jugulo-omohyoid node

Jugulo-omohyoid node --> jugulo-omohyoid lymph node a lymph node of the lateral deep cervical group that lies above the... Read More

Yellow fever virus

Definition noun, plural: yellow fever viruses A Flavivirus species containing positive-sense, single-stranded RNA with about... Read More

Memory T cell

Definition noun, plural: memory T cells A long-lived T cell that bears receptors for an antigen during its encounter with a... Read More

Arrested tuberculosis

Arrested tuberculosis --> healed tuberculosis a scar or a calcified, fibrous, or caseous nodule in the lung pleura, lymph... Read More

Cell sap

Definition noun (1) The liquid inside the large central vacuole of a plant cell that serves as storage of materials and... Read More

Plasma B cell

Definition noun, plural: plasma B cells A large B lymphocyte that when exposed to antigen, produce, and secrete large... Read More