lymphoid tissue

lymphoid

[lim-foid]
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:
1865–70; lymph- + -oid

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lymphoid (ˈlɪmfɔɪd)
 
adj
of or resembling lymph, or relating to the lymphatic system

lymphoid tissue
 
n
another name for lymphatic tissue

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

lymphoid tissue n.
See lymphatic tissue.

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