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Lymphatic system

Introduction: Lymphatic system

Description of Lymphatic system

Lymphatic system: The tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry white blood cells that fight infections and other diseases. This system includes the bone marrow, spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, and lymphatic vessels (a network of thin tubes that carry lymph and white blood cells). Lymphatic vessels branch, like blood vessels, into all the tissues of the body.
Source: National Institute of Health

Lymphatic system: the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Lymphatic system: system of organs and tissues that process and transport immune cells and lymph.
Source: CRISP

Lymphatic system: A system of organs and tissues that process and transport immune cells and LYMPH.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Lymphatic system as an Organ

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Lymphatic system (organ): See Lymphatic system (organ information).

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More specific terms for Lymphatic system:

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Broader terms for Lymphatic system

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The term Lymphatic system can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Lymphatic system

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