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medulla of lymph node

 

Definition: the central portion of a node consisting of cordlike masses of lymphocytes, plasma cells, and macrophages in a stroma of reticular fibers separated by lymph sinuses; it reaches the surface of the node at the hilum.

Synonym(s): medulla nodi lymphoideiTA

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