lymphoid tissue


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lymphoid tissue

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(Anatomy) another name for lymphatic tissue
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Noun1.lymphoid tissue - tissue making up the lymphatic systemlymphoid 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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69%) combined metronidazole, clarithromycin and omeprazole therapy against Helicobacter pylori (HP) [8 cases of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue borderline area B cell lymphoma (MALT lymphoma)], and one case (0.
Aided by volumetric 3D data that more accurately measures airway and lymphoid tissue, the team proposes to study a larger group of infants to determine whether narrowing of the uppermost airways predisposes very young children to experiencing OSA later in life.
Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma has previously been diagnosed only by a histological examination of gastric specimens, which made the diagnosis of MALT lymphoma very difficult.
Mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule 1 (MAdCAM-1) is preferentially expressed on the endothelial lining of blood vessels in the lymphoid tissue of the bowel.
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The HEV basal lamina also functions as a guidance structure for the directional trafficking of lymphocytes from HEVs into the lymphoid tissue parenchyma.
3] The mucous membrane of nasopharynx contains lymphoid tissue, [4] epithelial tissue and minor salivary glands.
pylori is involved in the development of several gastroduodenal diseases, including gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gastric adenocarcinoma and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma and its eradication could change the natural history of some of these.
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LEC of pancreas tail was confirmed on the basis of clinicopathological features, such as size (15 cm), benign stratified squamous epithelium atop dense lymphoid tissue.
Tonsils are part of the lymphoid tissue of the body.
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), HL can start anywhere in the lymphoid tissue of body, but quite often starts in the upper part of body with main sites in the neck, the chest, or under the arms.