Lymphoid
Lymphoid Lymph"oid, a. [Lymph + -oid.] (Anat.) Resembling lymph; also, resembling a lymphatic gland; adenoid; as, lymphoid tissue. [1913 Webster]

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  • lymphoid — [lim′foid΄] adj. [ LYMPH + OID] of or like lymph or the tissue of the lymph nodes …   English World dictionary

  • lymphoid — /lim foyd/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling lymph. 2. of or pertaining to the tissue (lymphoid tissue) that occurs esp. in the lymph glands, thymus, tonsils, and spleen and produces lymphocytes. [1865 70; LYMPH + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lymphoid — Referring to lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Also refers to tissue in which lymphocytes develop. * * * Resembling lymph or lymphatic tissue, or pertaining to the lymphatic system. [lympho + G. eidos, appearance] * * * lym·phoid lim… …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphoid — /ˈlɪmfɔɪd/ (say limfoyd) adjective 1. resembling, of the nature of, or relating to, lymph. 2. denoting or relating to a tissue (lymphoid tissue) forming the greater part of the lymph glands. 3. relating to a lymphocyte. {lymph + oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lymphoid — adjective Date: 1867 1. of, relating to, or being tissue (as of the lymph nodes or thymus) containing lymphocytes 2. of, relating to, or resembling lymph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lymphoid — adjective Like or relating to the lymphatic system of the body. See Also: lymph …   Wiktionary

  • lymphoid — lym|pho|id 〈Adj.; Med.〉 lymphartig ● lymphoide Organe bei Mensch u. Wirbeltieren die Bildungsstätten von Lymphzellen u. Blutkörperchen, also die Lymphknoten, Milz, Knochenmark [<lat. lympha „Wasser“ + grch. eidos „Aussehen, Gestalt“] * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lymphoid — lym|pho|id 〈Adj.〉 lymphartig; lymphoide Organe bei Mensch u. Wirbeltieren die Bildungsstätten von Lymphzellen u. Blutkörperchen, also die Lymphknoten, Milz, Knochenmark …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • lymphoid — lym|pho|i̱d [↑Lymphe u. ↑...id]: lymphähnlich, lymphartig (bezogen auf die Beschaffenheit von Zellen und Flüssigkeiten) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • lymphoid — lym|pho|id <zu ↑...oid> lymphartig, lymphähnlich (bezogen auf die Beschaffenheit von Zellen u. Flüssigkeiten; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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