Definition of Lymphoid tissue
1. Noun. Tissue making up the lymphatic system.
Generic synonyms: Animal Tissue
Specialized synonyms: Faucial Tonsil, Palatine Tonsil, Tonsil, Tonsilla, Lien, Spleen, Lymph Gland, Lymph Node, Node, Adenoid, Luschka's Tonsil, Pharyngeal Tonsil, Third Tonsil, Tonsilla Adenoidea, Tonsilla Pharyngealis
Group relationships: Lymphatic System, Systema Lymphaticum
Medical Definition of Lymphoid tissue
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lymphoid Tissue
Literary usage of Lymphoid tissue
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Spleen weight, 1670 grams; exterior rough, hard; cut surface mottled ("sago spleen"), firm and fibrous; lymphoid tissue increased and showing amyloid ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"A STUDY OF HYPERPLASIA OF THE PHARYNGEAL lymphoid tissue ... to a much less extent, have similar observations been made on the pharyngeal lymphoid tissue. ..."
3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"The study of the function of the lymphoid tissue has, in the past, been productive of few leads of importance, due undoubtedly to the lack of methods for ..."
4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The altered coat of the arterioles, consisting of lymphoid tissue, presents here and there thickenings of a spheroidal shape, the Malpighian bodies of the ..."
5. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"Such a structure is difficult to distinguish from lymphoid tissue under the microscope, and the fact that recurrences frequently occur with great rapidity ..."