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lymphatic

[lim′fad·ik]
(anatomy)
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The organs generally regarded as components of the lymphatic system are the thymus (a gland in which immune cells are created and--in newborn and young cats--certain immune functions are carried out); and the spleen (which filters abnormal cells from the blood).
To understand the changes that occur in lymphoma, it is necessary to provide a short look at the lymphatic system.
They can then grow into tumours and begin to cause problems within the lymphatic system or the organ in which they are growing.
In the Americas, lymphatic filariasis is found in Guiana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Brazil.
Histopathology of labium majus lesion revealed large, irregular, and dilated thin-walled lymphatic channels and endothelial vasculatures in the papillary and reticular dermis [Figure 1]c.
along with researchers from the National Cancer Institute, the team discovered lymphatic vessels in the dura, the leathery outer coating of the brain.
The parasitic worms live within the lymphatic system and cause severe inflammation and damage to the lymphatic system.
Boston, Massachusetts-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company PureTech Health plc (LSE: PRTC) has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Monash University for a lymphatic targeting platform, the Glyph technology, based on the research of Christopher Porter, Ph.
The cisterna chyli is an important structure because it receives the lymphatic drainage from the intestinal trunk, the right and left lumbar lymphatic trunks, and small lymph vessels that descend from the lower part of the thorax.
Lymphatic filariasis (LF), a neglected tropical disease, is the second leading cause of chronic disability worldwide.
Developmental malformation of the renal lymphatic system results into failure of lymphatic tissue to establish communication with rest of lymphatic system.
Lymphatic therapy raises the circulation of liquids in the body.