lymph vessel
noun see lymphatic II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lymph vessel — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Lymph capillaries in the tissue spaces. Caption2 = The thoracic duct and right lymphatic duct. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = DorlandsSuf = In anatomy,… …   Wikipedia

  • lymph vessel — A thin tube that carries lymph (lymphatic fluid) and white blood cells through the lymphatic system. Also called lymphatic vessel …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • lymph vessel — noun a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation • Syn: ↑lymphatic vessel • Hypernyms: ↑duct, ↑epithelial duct, ↑canal, ↑channel • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Efferent lymph vessel — Infobox Lymph Name = Efferent lymphatic vessel Latin = vasa efferentia lymphoglandulae GraySubject = 175 GrayPage = 689 Caption = Structure of the lymph node. Caption2 = DrainsFrom = DrainsTo = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = v 03… …   Wikipedia

  • Afferent lymph vessel — Infobox Lymph Name = PAGENAME Latin = vasa afferentia lymphoglandulae GraySubject = 175 GrayPage = 689 Caption = Structure of the lymph node. Caption2 = DrainsFrom = DrainsTo = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = v 03 DorlandsSuf = 12845763 The …   Wikipedia

  • Lymph trunk — is a lymph vessel that carries lymph, and is formed by confluence of many efferent lymph vessels. It in turn drains into one of the two lymph ducts (right lymph duct and the thoracic duct).When an efferent lymph vessel leaves a lymph node, it may …   Wikipedia

  • Vessel — may refer to: * a boat, ship or starship * liquid or food vessel, such as a pitcher, bowl, cup or bottle * other kinds of packaging containers * a tubular structure of vascular tissue in plants such as xylem and phloemVessel may also refer to: *… …   Wikipedia

  • Lymph — is the fluid that is formed as the interstitial fluid enters the lymph vessels by filtration. The lymph then travels to at least one lymph node before emptying ultimately into the right or the left subclavian vein, where it mixes back with blood …   Wikipedia

  • Lymph node biopsy — is a test in which a lymph node or a piece of a lymph node is removed for examination under a microscope (see: biopsy).The lymphatic system is made up of lymph nodes connected by lymph vessels. The nodes produce white blood cells (lymphocytes)… …   Wikipedia

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