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Medical Term:

cortex of lymph node


Definition: the outer portion of the lymph node underneath its capsule, consisting of fibrous trabeculae separating densely packed masses of lymphocytes arranged in nodules and separated from the trabeculae and capsule by lymph sinuses.

Synonym(s): cortex nodi lymphoideiTA

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