lymph vessel

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Synonyms for lymph vessel

a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation

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Hydrostatic pressure increases within lymph vessels, vessel walls become weaker and lymph backflow begins when valve patency is diminished.
They also found evidence for blood and lymph vessels in the dura of autopsied human brain tissue.
In this condition lymph nodes are enlarged and solid tumorous are found in the lymphatic system causing obstruction in the lymph vessels and also affecting the lymphatic vessels of the intestine.
In that spot, the scientists found a niche of angioblasts, those same cells that a hundred years earlier were thought to be the source of lymph vessels, but were later neglected.
This deep, relaxing facial detoxifies the skin by using lymph drainage massage which imitates the action of lymph vessels that drain out unwanted materials from the body.
The cancer may start from the bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, tonsils, thymus or other lymphatic tissues as well as the lymph vessels that connect them.
This involves manual manipulation or 'soft tissue mobilisation' at a superficial and/or deep level of the lymphatic system and aims to move fluid away from the congested areas by increasing the activity of normal lymph vessels and bypassing ineffective or obliterated ducts.
Under normal circumstances, the lining of the small intestine permits only fully digested food molecules to pass into the bloodstream and lymph vessels.
Blood vessels act like water pipes to bring in nutrients; lymph vessels drain away waste like sewer lines.
In human being, it causes recurrent lymphangitis which causes obliteration of lymph vessels.
Lymph vessels are often the path of transmission, with circulating tumor cells lodging in the lymph nodes - organs distributed throughout the body that act as immune system garrisons and traps for pathogens and foreign particles.
Lymphedema is a blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from tissues throughout the body and that allow immune cells to travel where they are needed.
His death at the age of 28 after suffering from lymphangitis, an infection of the lymph vessels, comes hard on the heels of that of Shahrastani, the Derby hero of that same vintage summer.
Fibrin clots can contribute to the local haemostasis, seal capillaries and lymph vessels, provide full surface adherence, eliminate dead spaces and may reduce the need for drains.
Skin over the breast appears acutely inflamed and swollen because skin lymph vessels are blocked by cancer.