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Medical Term:

lymphoid nodule


one of the spherical masses of lymphoid cells, frequently having a more lightly staining center.

See: solitary lymphoid nodules, aggregated lymphoid nodules of the small intestine

Synonym(s): folliculus lymphaticus, lymph nodule, lymphatic nodule, nodulus lymphaticus

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