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Lymphatic system

Definition noun A system comprised of lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, associated organs made up of lymphoid tissues (e.g.... Read More

Lymphatic duct

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

Thoracic duct

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

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

Lymph capillary

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

Lymphoid organ

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

Wuchereria bancrofti

Definition A species of the family Onchocercidae that infects the lymphatic system and causes lymphatic... Read More

Elephantiasis

Definition noun, plural: elephantiases A disease of the skin characterized by being thick, rough, hard, and fissured, like... Read More

Lymph

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

System

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

Circulatory system

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

Immune system

Definition noun The organ system that is involved in protecting the organism from infection, infestation, and other... Read More

Digestive system

Definition noun A system of organs in which the major function is to convert food into simpler, absorbable nutriments to... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Closed circulatory system

Definition noun A type of circulatory system where blood circulates within closed vessels, thus, blood is distinct from... 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

Filaria

Definition noun, plural: filariae Any of the small, threadlike parasitic nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea that... Read More

Filarioidea

Definition noun (taxonomy) A superfamily of the phylum Nematoda and is comprised of small, threadlike parasitic nematodes... Read More

Biological system

Definition noun, plural: biological systems A group of entities or organs that work together to carry out a particular... Read More

Lymphoid cell

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

Skeletal system

Definition noun An organ system whose primary function is for structural support and protection, and consists basically of... Read More

Urinary system

Definition noun The organ system concerned with the production and excretion of urine Supplement An organ system, (sometimes... Read More

Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology with Essentials of InterActive Physiology CD-ROM (8th Edition)

Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology with Essentials of InterActive Physiology CD-ROM (8th Edition)  ... Read More

Reproductive system

Definition noun An organ system that functions primarily for the purpose of reproduction, and is comprised of sex... Read More

Lymph follicle

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

Chylomicron

Definition noun, plural: chylomicrons Any of the lipoprotein particles found in blood and lymph that is associated with the... Read More

Serous cavity filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by filarial worms that typically occupy the serous cavity of the abdomen of... Read More

Subcutaneous filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by adult filarial worms that dwell in the subcutaneous layer of the... Read More

Aggregated lymphatic nodules

Aggregated lymphatic nodules --> Peyer's patches lymphoid organs located in the sub mucosal tissue of the mammalian gut... Read More

Phlegmatic

phlegmatic 1. Watery. Aqueous and phlegmatic. 2. Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution. 3.... Read More

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Ed) by F.H. Martini

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Respiratory system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of organs and structures associated for respiration or gas exchange Supplement An... 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

Microbiology: An Introduction (9th Ed) by G.J. Tortora and others

Microbiology: An Introduction (9th Edition)      ... Read More

Human Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition) by E.N. Marieb & K. Hoehn

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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

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More