Definition of lymphoid in English:
adjectiveAnatomy & 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.
- 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.
Definition of lymphoid in:
- US English dictionary