lymph vessel


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lymph vessel

[′limf ‚ves·əl]
(anatomy)
A tubular passage for conveying lymph. Also known as lymphatic.
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This involves manual manipulation or 'soft tissue mobilisation' at a superficial and/or deep level of the lymphatic system and aims to move fluid away from the congested areas by increasing the activity of normal lymph vessels and bypassing ineffective or obliterated ducts.
This deep, relaxing facial detoxifies the skin by using lymph drainage massage which imitates the action of lymph vessels that drain out unwanted materials from the body.
Prolonged cold therapy can increase the permeability of the lymph vessels allowing extra lymph fluid to seep into injured tissues resulting in additional swelling.
The disease is characterized by an unusual type of muscle cell that invades the tissue of the lungs, including the airways, and blood and lymph vessels.
Secondary lymphedema can be caused by cancer and cancer treatment surgeries that damage lymph vessels or require the removal of lymph nodes, such as with breast, prostate or testicular, head and neck, bladder or colon cancers.
Primary Lymphedema is caused by the absence of certain lymph vessels at birth, or abnormalities in the lymphatic vessels.
Treatment with a facial vacuum may last between three to five minutes for cleansing and between 10 to 12 minutes for massage and drainage of the lymph vessels.
Tiny filaria worms carried by mosquitoes block the lymph vessels that normally drain fluid from limbs or genitals, which then swell to grotesque proportions.
Nevertheless, from the statistical analysis, the results of the 20-[micro]m and 150-[micro]m interval methods were comparable, possibly because we tried to cut across the hilum of all the SLNs at the contralateral entrance of lymph vessels.
When caffeine ingestion has been going on long enough, tissue will become saturated with paraxanthine, and it starts to return to the system via lymph vessels.
Exercise encourages fluid to drain from the lymph vessels.