lymph vessel


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Noun1.lymph vessel - a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulationlymph vessel - a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum - the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
thoracic duct - the major duct of the lymphatic system
lacteal - any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct
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lymph vessel

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Lymph vessels have thinner walls than blood vessels do so it is easier for invading cancer cells to break through the wall of a lymph vessel.
Lymphoedema is a condition in which body parts swell due to an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues as a result of damage to or removal of part of the lymph vessel system.
The gentle manual technique improves the activity of the lymph vessels by mild mechanical stretches on the wall of the lymph collectors which re-route the lymph materials around the blocked areas into a more centrally located lymph vessel that eventually drains into the venous system.
Patent 6,977,074, issued December 20, 2005, claims methods of inducing a CTL response by delivering antigen directly to a lymph node or lymph vessel.
Massage therapists say massage prevents gridlock in your lymph vessels.
The incorporation of an isosulfan blue dye is done concurrently to assess lymph vessels and SLN's.
TFAs increase harmful triglyceride and LDL cholesterol levels, decrease the good HDL cholesterol, as well as change the elasticity of the lining of the heart, blood and lymph vessels.
The lymph vessels parallel the blood vessels and are the overflow storm drain of the body fluids.
Skin over the breast appears acutely inflamed and swollen because skin lymph vessels are blocked by cancer.
This, in turn, may compromise lymph vessels, returning lymph from the periphery.
Reporting in the British Journal of Cancer, they say it works by measuring the density of the lymph vessels around malignant melanomas.
However, when the lymph vessels are responding slowly, waste matter builds up and the lymphaticcells cannot drain the cells efficiently, causing ablockage.