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lymphoid system

 

Definition: it consists of lymphatic vessels, nodes, and lymphoid tissue; it empties into the veins at the level of the superior aperture of the thorax.

Synonym(s): systema lymphoideumTA, absorbent system, lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum

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