Definition of lymphoid in English:

lymphoid

Line breaks: lymph|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪmfɔɪd
 
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adjective

Anatomy & Medicine
Relating to or denoting the tissue responsible for producing lymphocytes and antibodies. This tissue occurs in the lymph nodes, thymus, tonsils, and spleen, and dispersed elsewhere in the body.
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  • Important in the management of hepatitis are those of the liver, thymus, spleen and other lymphoid tissues.
  • Unfortunately there was not enough to make lymphoid tissue such as tonsils useful for diagnosis.
  • There are also clumps of lymphoid tissue throughout the body, primarily in the form of lymph nodes, that house the leukocytes.

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