HyperDic: lymphatic_tissue

English > 1 sense of the expression lymphatic tissue:
NOUNbodylymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissuetissue making up the lymphatic system
English > lymphatic tissue: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningtissue making up the lymphatic system.
Synonymlymphoid tissue
Part oflymphatic system, systema lymphaticumThe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
Narrowerlymph node, lymph gland, nodeThe source of lymph and lymphocytes
pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoideaA collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
spleen, lienA large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
tonsil, palatine tonsil, faucial tonsil, tonsillaEither of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishtejido linfático
Catalanteixit limfàtic

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