lymphatic tissue

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lymphatic tissue

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(Anatomy) tissue, such as the lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and thymus, that produces lymphocytes. Also called: lymphoid tissue
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Noun1.lymphatic tissue - tissue making up the lymphatic systemlymphatic tissue - tissue making up the lymphatic system
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
faucial tonsil, palatine tonsil, tonsil, tonsilla - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
spleen, lien - a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum - the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
lymph gland, lymph node, node - the source of lymph and lymphocytes
adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, pharyngeal tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla adenoidea, tonsilla pharyngealis - a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx); "hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids"; "enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children"
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The characteristic localization of TC and its characteristic pattern on MRI are the specific features that help distinguish TC from the adenoid tissue.
The mass was clearly not adenoid tissue, and a computed tomography (CT) scan of his face and sinuses with contrast was obtained.
sup][29] previously measured mRNA for TLR 1-10 in adenoid tissue, which led us to expect that isolated adenoidal epithelium may also contain mRNA for these TLRs.
Prior to surgery, the adenoid tissue was palpated and confirmed.
Adenoid tissue may act as a source of infection that in patients with OME, H.
Recently, Long and McNamara28 reported 17 cases that develeral cephalometric x-ray, of the head, provides an excellent view of any adenoid tissue in the epipharynx.
Endo LH, Vassallo J, Sakano E, Brousset P Detection of Epstein-Barr virus and subsets of lymphoid cells in adenoid tissue of children under 2 years of age.
Asymmetric adenoid tissue accompanying rhinolithiasis might be overlooked easily and this may cause the symptoms of the patient to persist after the surgery.
We report a case of inability to ventilate through a nasotracheal tube due to occlusion of the tube by adenoid tissue avulsed during traumatic nasotracheal intubation.