lymphatic

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lymphatic

[lim′fad·ik]
(anatomy)
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Furthermore, immunohistochemical examination showed that the many lymphatic ducts expressing D2-40 were filled with cancer nests in both the kidney and the lymph node, and a few coated cells of the cystic nodal wall expressed D2-40 (Figure 3).
Although its etiology is not fully understood, it is thought to be associated with prostaglandin synthesis stimulation in the endothelial cells, which is caused by sirolimus and results in increased permeability and lymphatic leakage in vascular segments as well as increased interstitial pressure and compression of the lymphatic ducts or impaired lymph drainage mechanism (4).