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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They have to be able to break away from the original tumor and attach to the wall of a lymph vessel or blood vessel.
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.
MIDKINE traveled directly to the new cancer site Irrespective of lymph vessel formation around the original tumors.
To examine lymph vessel transport of Tm-DOTMA, Tm distribution within the lymph vessel between the iliac and renal lymph node was measured (Figure 2(f)).
Another reported correlation of VEGF-C and VEGF-D with lymph vessel density in breast cancer.26 It is also suggested that any divergent results are possibly because of difference in the various antibodies used, immunostaining techniques and difference in microvascular quantification.27 Further studies are required to standardise these research tools to get more conclusive results.
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.
A rare case was a primo vessel in a lymph vessel that came from a tumor that had been xenografted in the ventral skin of a mouse [10].
Distinguishing blood and lymph vessel invasion in breast cancer: a prospective immunohistochemical study.
A lymphangiogram is when X-rays are taken of the lymph vessels and nodes to reveal, for instance, the spread of cancer or to monitor the success of treatment.
Like treading on a hose with your foot, multiplying tumour cells could squash blood and lymph vessels and block the passage of anti-cancer drugs, scientists said yesterday.