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lymphoid

[lim-foid] /ˈlɪm fɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling lymph.
2.
of or pertaining to the tissue (lymphoid tissue) that occurs especially in the lymph glands, thymus, tonsils, and spleen and produces lymphocytes.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; lymph- + -oid
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Examples from the web for lymphoid
  • In its meshes, in the nodules and cords of lymphoid tissue, are closely packed lymph corpuscles.
  • When researchers examined the appendix microscopically, they found that it contains a significant amount of lymphoid tissue.
  • Also, the lymphoid tissue of the stomach can produce a low-grade gastric lymphoma under the influence of this bacterium.
British Dictionary definitions for lymphoid

lymphoid

/ˈlɪmfɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or resembling lymph, or relating to the lymphatic system
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lymphoid in Medicine

lymphoid lym·phoid (lĭm'foid')
adj.
Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.

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