lymph node

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lymph node

any of numerous bean-shaped masses of tissue, situated along the course of lymphatic vessels, that help to protect against infection by killing bacteria and neutralizing toxins and are the source of lymphocytes

lymph node

[′limf ‚nōd]
(anatomy)
An aggregation of lymphoid tissue surrounded by a fibrous capsule; found along the course of lymphatic vessels. Also known as lymph gland.
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Massage can also help lymphatic glands clear swelling and puffiness, but this afterglow is short term.
The 12-year-oldMaghull High pupil has been suffering from Hodgkin's - which causes swelling in the lymphatic glands in the neck, abdomen, armpit and other areas - for two years.
Sarah had surgery to remove the cancerous lump and lymphatic glands in her right arm on June 8, 2000.