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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Angiography is examination by X-ray of blood or lymph vessels, carried out after introduction of a radiopaque substance.
The excess fluid in the lymph vessels is eventually returned to the bloodstream.
However a new form of "supermicro surgery" called lymphovenos anastomosis (LVA) means surgeons can join miniscule lymph vessels to veins which will then help drain the excess fluid that builds up rather than allowing it to gather in the body.
Only, the lymph vessels carry immune system cells and a clear fluid.
But, when they tuned the scanner differently, the blood vessels disappeared, and the researchers saw that dura also contained smaller but almost equally bright spots and lines which they suspected were lymph vessels.
It has more than 50 histologic subtypes that arise from connective tissues of the body, including muscle, tendons, fat, lymph vessels, blood vessels, nerves, and tissue around joints.
The TD walls were thickened, the lymph vessels were irregularly narrow, and the valves were difficult to detect [Figure 2].
It's a normal colour but develops a dimpled appearance due to retention of fluid in the lymph vessels.
In one study, they could watch individual valves within the lymph vessels open and close to control the flow of fluid in a single direction.
He also talked about safe control of lymph vessels and preserving the spinal accessory nerve.
4,5) Surgical collapse also affects the pulmonary vasculature with emptying of the blood and lymph vessels.
In intestinal lymphangiectasia there is dilatation of the lymph vessels present in the small intestine.