Definition of lymph node in English:

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lymph node

Pronunciation: /ˈlimf ˌnōd/

noun

Physiology
Each of a number of small swellings in the lymphatic system where lymph is filtered and lymphocytes are formed.
Example sentences
  • The lymph node and bone marrow biopsy specimens were tested by paraffin section immunohistochemistry.
  • No suspicious masses or lesions were identified in the lymph node or omental specimens.
  • For example, a swollen lymph node in the groin may occur with an infection in the foot or leg.
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