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 findings of the terminal TD in patients with lymphedema included lymphatic stenosis, lymph deposits, and the thickening of lymphatic vessel walls.
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I-he largest lymphatic vessel, draining most of the body and emptying into the veins on the left side, is the thoracic duct.
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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.
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Compression garment always play an import role in the post-operative assistance and no current available methods can evaluate lymphatic vessel patency.
The adjacent normal lymphatic vessel was clearly immunopositive for both podoplanin and CD31.