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Lymphatic tissue

Descriptions of Lymphatic tissue

Lymphatic tissue: tissue making up the lymphatic system
Source: WordNet 2.1

Lymphatic tissue : specialized tissues that are components of the lymphatic system, providing fixed locations within the body where a variety of lymphocytes can form, mature, and multiply.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Lymphatic tissue

Lymphatic tissue: Lymphatic tissue is one element of the body's immune system. Lymphatic tissue contains lymphocytes, scavenger cells, and other white blood cells that help the body to fight infection and the growth of cancer. Lymphatic tissue includes the tonsils, adenoids, thymus and lymph nodes.

Conditions that can afflict lymphatic tissue include tonsillitis, adenoiditis, lymphadenopathy, swollen lymph nodes, metastasis of cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma.

Closely Related Organs: Lymphatic tissue

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Lymphatic tissue

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Other Names: Lymphatic tissue

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Sub Parts: Lymphatic tissue

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Lymphatic tissue

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