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a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle

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But with the eyelid test, all that's needed is a small sample of lymph tissue snipped from a special membrane covering the sheep's eye, called the third eyelid.
Detailed observation of the lymph tissue showed cytoplasmic staining of what appear to be vesiclelike structures in cells resembling macrophages; Dr.
Because the gut and lymph tissue of meat animals and chickens are major reservoirs for Salmonella and E.
Last year, disposable instruments were introduced for all tonsil operations, as lymph tissue harbours prions, the proteins which spread vCJD.
American experts tried it on 143 patients whose non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue, did not respond to standard chemotherapy.
Scientists in the United States found that treatment with the drug, Zevalin, had a significant impact on patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue.
The saphenous vein is ligated to finish removing deep lymph tissue.
Lymph tissue taken from the child's armpit is being tested extensively.
Neither doctor sampled surrounding lymph tissue for cancer.
During a 10-minute operation, lymph tissue was removed and sent to a laboratory for further tests.
The former Barr Beacon secondary school pupil, from Walsall, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue found in the lymph nodes, in February 2007.
Analysis of lymph tissue removed from the patient revealed an Acetobacteraceae bacterium that differed from known microbes.
Immune System: a complex network of interacting cells, cell products, and cell-forming tissues that protects the body from pathogens [disease-producing agents such as viruses and bacteria] and other foreign substances, destroys infected and malignant cells, and removes cellular debris; the system includes the thymus, spleen, lymph nodes and lymph tissue, stem cells, white blood cells, antibodies, and lymphokines [any lymphocyte product that is not an antibody but may participate in the immune response through its effect on the function of other cells].
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is usually characterized by the proliferation of malignant B-lymphocytes in the blood, bone marrow and lymph tissue, resulting in bone marrow dysfunction and enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen and liver.
Betz of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, and his colleagues found that healthy, pregnant mice have double to triple the number of CD4+CD25+ T cells, also called regulatory T cells, in their blood, spleen, and lymph tissue as do female mite that aren't pregnant.