lymphatic vessel


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Noun1.lymphatic vessel - a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulationlymphatic 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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The applications for the VEGF technology, which functions in regulating blood and lymphatic vessel growth, are substantial and broad.
I-he largest lymphatic vessel, draining most of the body and emptying into the veins on the left side, is the thoracic duct.
The therapeutic touch is mainly based on applying effleurage like rhythmical movements in the centripetal direction toward the heart, and along the anatomical projections of lymphatic vessel, as well as pump-like movements over the projections of lymph nodes.
Among specific topics are the proteomic analysis of stem cell differentiation and early development, the synchrony and cyclicity of developmental events, the development and homeostasis of the skin epidermis, blood and lymphatic vessel formation, and deconstructing pancreas development biology.
We approach this from the perspectives of both the DC and the lymphatic vessel.
Infection with HHV8 reprograms the host's blood endothelial cells so that they resemble lymphatic endothelium, upregulating several lymphatic-associated genes such as lymphatic vessel endothelial receptor 1 (LYVE1), podoplanin, and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 (VEGFR3).
The results of the studies on lymphatic vessel density in psoriasis plaques varies by the detection procedure and the results are contradictory.
Specific immunohistochemical markers for lymphatic endothelial cells have been used such as lymphatic vessel endothelial receptor 1, vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3, and Prox-1.
The electron micrograph (Figure 2) illustrates just how loosely packed the parenchyma is, especially in the vicinity of a dilated lymphatic vessel.
sibirica may possibly infect the endothelium of the lymphatic vessel along the pathway from the rickettsial portal of entry at the eschar inoculation site to regional lymph nodes.
VEGF-C and VEGF-D are also the only known proteins to bind and activate VEGFR-3 which drives lymphatic vessel and tumour-associated blood vessel growth.