lymphatic vessel


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
One of these procedures is a lymphovenous bypass, in which the surgeon creates a new connection between a lymphatic vessel and a vein, bypassing the blockage in the lymphatic system and allowing the fluid to drain normally.
Lymphatic vessel density (LVD) refers to the number of lymphatic vessels per unit area.8 The increase of LVD is related to lymphangiogenesis, while lymphangiogenesis is closely related to lymph node metastasis.9 Lymph node metastasis is an important way of metastasis of gastric cancer and also one of the early events of gastric cancer metastasis.
He has joined OMRF's Cardiovascular Biology Research Program, where he will continue his studies on the lymphatic vessel system.
Lymphatic vessel invasion (LVI) is one of the most important prognostic factors in breast carcinoma.
A lymphatic vessel counterpart of Masson's vegetant intravascular hemangioendothelioma.
Noroes, "Progression of lymphatic vessel dilatation in the presence of living adult Wuchereria bancrofti," Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
The findings of the terminal TD in patients with lymphedema included lymphatic stenosis, lymph deposits, and the thickening of lymphatic vessel walls.
(2006) An inflammation-induced mechanism for leukocyte transmigration across lymphatic vessel endothelium.
After 2 minutes, the afferent lymphatic vessel is already stained with the dye and 5 minutes after injection, patent blue spreads out into different sectors in the lymph node.
LEC-specific deletion of SphK1 in the SphK2 knockout mouse inhibited lymphatic vessel maturation, indicating that SphKs and S1P in LECs are required for proper development of lymphatic vessels [3].
The marked invasion of the lymphatic vessel by tumor cells was observed (hematoxylin and eosin staining, x100).
Immunohistochemistry by using markers such as D2-40 and Lymphatic Vessel Endothelial Receptor-1 (LYVE-1) may be needed when lymphangioma should be differentially diagnosed from hemangioma or hemangioma-lymphangioma, by highlighting the presence of lymphatic endothelial cells on its inner surface, in cases of lymphangioma [40].