lymphoid

lymphoid
Referring to lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Also refers to tissue in which lymphocytes develop.

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  • Lymphoid — Lymph oid, a. [Lymph + oid.] (Anat.) Resembling lymph; also, resembling a lymphatic gland; adenoid; as, lymphoid tissue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lymphoid — [lim′foid΄] adj. [ LYMPH + OID] of or like lymph or the tissue of the lymph nodes …   English World dictionary

  • lymphoid — /lim foyd/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling lymph. 2. of or pertaining to the tissue (lymphoid tissue) that occurs esp. in the lymph glands, thymus, tonsils, and spleen and produces lymphocytes. [1865 70; LYMPH + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lymphoid — Referring to lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Also refers to tissue in which lymphocytes develop. * * * Resembling lymph or lymphatic tissue, or pertaining to the lymphatic system. [lympho + G. eidos, appearance] * * * lym·phoid lim… …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphoid — /ˈlɪmfɔɪd/ (say limfoyd) adjective 1. resembling, of the nature of, or relating to, lymph. 2. denoting or relating to a tissue (lymphoid tissue) forming the greater part of the lymph glands. 3. relating to a lymphocyte. {lymph + oid} …  

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  • Lymphoid leukemia — (or lymphocytic leukemia) is a type of leukemia affecting circulating cells of lymphoid origin. This is in contrast to lymphoma, which is a solid tumor of lymphoid cells.cite book |author=Parham, Peter |title=The immune system |publisher=Garland… …   Wikipedia

  • Lymphoid Leucosis — is a disease that affects chickens caused by the retrovirus Avian leukosis virus .It is a neoplastic disease caused by a virus of the leucosis which may take the form of a tumor of the bursa of Fabricius and metastasis to other tissues of the… …   Wikipedia

  • lymphoid leukosis — n a neoplastic disease of chickens that is caused by a retrovirus and is characterized by the formation of nodular or diffuse lymphoid tumors composed mostly of B cells and occurring esp. in the bursa of Fabricius, liver, and spleen and sometimes …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphoid cell — n any of the cells responsible for the production of immunity mediated by cells or antibodies and including lymphocytes, lymphoblasts, and plasma cells …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphoid leukemia — n LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA …   Medical dictionary

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