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
Translations

lymph vessel

nLymphgefäß nt
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MIDKINE traveled directly to the new cancer site Irrespective of lymph vessel formation around the original tumors.
This rapid compression squeezes the lymph in the lymph vessel columns both centrally and peripherally.
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.
Distinguishing blood and lymph vessel invasion in breast cancer: a prospective immunohistochemical study.
Canine tumors that induce formation of new lymph vessel have a higher metastasis potential (10).
Lymph vessel permeability in the control group was, however, still evident in 50% of the cases, some for as long as six months.
Drugs like Singulair compete with the "call out" chemicals (in this case leukotrienes) to occupy a receptor site on a cell membrane of an inflammatory cell (like a mast cell), or on cell membrane of a blood or lymph vessel in and around the airways of the lung.
It is a technically difficult, invasive, painful and not readily reproducible process, requiring cannulation of a lymph vessel.
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.
Angiography is examination by X-ray of blood or lymph vessels, carried out after introduction of a radiopaque substance.