lymph nodes


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lymph nodes

1. “Knots” in the lymphatic system, which contain lymphocytes and macrophages that filter the lymph passing through the nodes.
2. Small oval-shaped bodies grouped in certain areas of the body, including the armpits, groin, neck, and abdomen, that produce antibodies to fight the spread of infection.
Translations

lymph nodes

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194 cytological cases were followed up excision biopsy of the lymph nodes received were subjected to the histopathological examination, which is shown in Table 6.
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