lymphatic tissue


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lymphatic tissue

[lim′fad·ik ‚tish·ü]
(histology)
Tissue consisting of networks of lymphocytes and reticular and collagenous fibers. Also known as lymphoid tissue.
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DISCUSSION: Omental cyst is a rare intra-abdominal mass, mostly derived from lymphatic tissue.
2 In biology, a tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of which lymphatic tissue found at the back of the mouth?
The Phase III study was designed to determine the accuracy of Lymphoseek to identify lymphatic tissue as compared to a commonly used vital blue dye.
She was offered free surgery by a Taiwanese specialist, Dr Hsu Wen-hsienwho will alleviate the swelling by cutting away some of the lymphatic tissue in her legs.
Instead, it works by stimulating the production of white blood cells, accelerating their maturation within the lymphatic tissue, and speeding their travel to the area of infection, where they help fight the invaders.
There may be a few people that for humanitarian reasons would be prepared to be guinea pigs, but perhaps it will be the families who have lost someone who will think, 'It is my duty to give some lymphatic tissue to make myself a guinea pig'.
Anatomic delineation of lymphatic tissue is used in regulatory settings to describe the general identification of lymphatic tissue without regard to specific position or location.
Koester (1872) suggested that cystic hygromas were derived from lymphatic tissue 1.
Earlier, in a Phase II study, Lymphoseek demonstrated a 99% success rate in identifying lymphatic tissue.
Others believe that they are hamartomatous malformation resulting from failure of lymphatic system to communicate with the venous system or they represent sequestered lymphatic tissue that fails to communicate with lymphatic system.
In all studies, Lymphoseek fulfilled its performance objective relative to its prospective bio-targeting design toward discerning lymphatic tissue in intra-operative lymphatic mapping.
This lymphatic tissue specific mechanism of action offers potential advantages over existing therapies.