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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Spleen is lymphoid organ which has its role both in humoral and cellular responses.
Objective: Central tolerance is shaped in the thymus, a primary lymphoid organ, where immature T lymphocytes are educated into mature cells, capable of recognizing foreign antigens, while tolerating the bodys own components.
aeruginosa on mortality and lesion development in antennal gland, gills, hepatopancreas, lymphoid organ, muscle and dorsal cecum were observed in L.
Bursa of Fabricius, spleen and thymus were separated, cleared off fat and tissue debris and weighed for calculation of respective lymphoid organ body weight index according to following formula.
T cells come from the thymus, the primary lymphoid organ of the immune system--hence, the "T.
INTRODUCTION: The thymus which is a central lymphoid organ which plays an important role for proliferation, differential and selection of T lymphocytes that are responsible for cellular immunity.
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.
In this study, the effect of extreme heat diet on growth performance, lymphoid organ, blood immunoglobulin and cecum microflora change in broilers exposed to continuous lighting and extreme heat stress (EHS) was studied.
secondary lymphoid organ, is also associated with accelerated atherosclerosis
Meckel's diverticle: a gut associated lymphoid organ in chickens.
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.