lymphatic system


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Synonyms for lymphatic system

the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body

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Until very recently, researchers in the modern era found no evidence of a lymphatic system in the brain, leaving some puzzled about how the brain drains waste, and others to conclude that brain is an exceptional organ.
The Glyph technology is designed to harness the biology of the lymphatic system and the endogenous trafficking of compounds through this network to develop novel drugs that bypass first-pass metabolism, improve oral bioavailability, and significantly lower the risk of liver toxicity.
The lymphatic system is our body's liquid transport system.
Some scientists had claimed that the lymphatic system was derived from specialized stem cells called angioblasts, whereas others had argued that it originated by the differentiation of pre-existing embryonic veins.
The main cell in the lymphatic system is a lymphocyte, made in the liver and the bone marrow.
While the lymphatic system reabsorbs the remaining 10% of fluid (Waugh, A et al 2001).
Dr Shahjahan P A, General Practitioner, Aster Medical Center says, "The lymphatic system is one of the body's barriers to defend us against infections.
To slow this journey, Dirk van Helden at the University of Newcastle at Callaghan, Australia, and colleagues applied nitric oxide cream - which stops the pumping of the lymphatic system - to mice injected with venom.
2) Origin of the lesion is considered to be congenital abnormality of the lymphatic system rather than a true neoplasm.
The physiology of the lymphatic system is also outlined including protein circulation and transport and the physiology of the exchange processes between the interstitium and the function of the lymph vessels.
These advanced clinical treatment techniques will allow experienced therapists to build on their current expertise by being inclusive of all the major systems involved in the medical treatment of breast cancer patients, namely the musculo-skeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, the lymphatic system, and the endocrine system.
The feline lymphatic system influences every aspect of a cat's physical health According to Margaret McEntee, DVM, a professor of oncology at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, owners should be able to recognize the signs that could indicate feline lymphoma, a potentially deadly cancer of the lymphatic system that can affect many areas of a cat's body, including its liver, gastrointestinal system spleen and skin.
Hodgkin's disease is a malignancy that originates in the lymphatic system.
A new edition of the venerable Hippocratic text on the human lymphatic system.