lymphoid organ

lymphoid organ

[′lim‚fȯid ‚ȯr·gən]
(anatomy)
An organ that produces lymphocytes or is associated with lymphocyte function, for example, the lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus.
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2, to globally target Tregs, including the lymphoid organ Treg pool, by interfering with their survival and or suppression function.
Thus, the objective of the study herein was to evaluate the effect of inclusion of propolis extraction residue in the feed of broilers from 1 to 21 d of age on phagocytic activity of macrophages, cutaneous basophil hypersensitivity response to phytohemagglutinin, antibody production against Newcastle disease, lymphoid organ weight and hematological profile and to determine the optimal level of inclusion.
Talactoferrin is an orally administered protein that mediates its activity through the gut and the GALT -- the largest lymphoid organ in the body.
The Effect of selenium and vitamin E on the lymphocytes and immunoglobulin-containing plasma cells in the lymphoid organ and mucosa-associated lymphatic tissues of broiler chickens.
Philips, University of California at Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA "Cutaneous Formation of a Tertiary Lymphoid Organ in Lupus Erythematosus"
Bartlett and Smith (2003) suggest that the decrease in lymphoid organ weights could have been a result of the reduction in feed intake, thereby providing fewer nutrients for proper development of these organs under HS conditions.
Evolution of classic Hodgkin lymphoma in correlation to changes in the lymphoid organ structure of vertebrates.
Based on results of the research, there was not significant relationship between amount of vitamin AD3E and performance, lymphoid organ weight and mortality.
The use of PET enables immune response to be observed on a whole body basis, including lymphoid organ activity and immune cell activity at the site of disease, achieving what conventional methods, including tissue biopsy and blood sampling cannot.
secondary lymphoid organ, is also associated with accelerated atherosclerosis
The appendix is actually used as a lymphoid organ which acts as a reservoir of antibody cells and thus helps control bacteria entering the intestines.