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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These swell when you have an infection of cancer as they work in overdrive to try and contain the problem.In elephantiasis (scientifically referred to as lymphatic filariasis), the adult filarial worms enter the lymphatic system where they live for their entire lifespan of about six years.
One of these procedures is a lymphovenous bypass, in which the surgeon creates a new connection between a lymphatic vessel and a vein, bypassing the blockage in the lymphatic system and allowing the fluid to drain normally.
According to the Mayo Clinic, as cited by People, Lymphedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling, usually in the arms or legs, when someone's lymphatic system is compromised -- such as when lymph nodes are damaged or removed, which can cause a blockage that creates the swelling.
Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in the arms and/or legs due to damage to the lymphatic system.
A yellowish colouring of the nails may also be caused by diabetes, lung problems, arthritis, lupus, certain medications, lymphatic system disorders and liver disease.
Blood vessels deliver white blood cells to an organ, and the lymphatic system removes the cells and recirculates them through the body.
The little-known condition is common in those who have received cancer treatment due to damage caused to the lymphatic system during treatment.
Blood vessels deliver white blood cells to an organ and the lymphatic system removes the cells and recirculates them through the body.
"Eat Wheat" explains how a breakdown in digestion has damaged the intestinal wall and leaked undigested foods and environmental toxins into the body's lymphatic system, causing "grain brain" symptoms and food allergies.
Lymphangioma is a benign hamartomatous tumour that occurs because of congenital malformation of the lymphatic system and is characterized by benign proliferation of lymphatic vessels.
The body's lymphatic system naturally disposes of the dead fat cells.
Developmental malformation of the renal lymphatic system results into failure of lymphatic tissue to establish communication with rest of lymphatic system.
It is very important to maintain these fluids moving correctly to make certain that oxygen and various other nutrients get to the cells through the blood circulation system and for the wastes to be carried away from the tissues by means of the lymphatic system. While the circulatory system has the heart to move the blood, the lymph steps by contraction and by the impact of breathing on the thoracic duct.
It is very important to keep these fluids relocating properly to make sure that oxygen and other nutrients reach the cells with the circulatory system and for the wastes to be carried away from the tissues through the lymphatic system. While the circulatory system has the heart to move the blood, the lymph steps by contraction and by the impact of breathing on the thoracic air duct.