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splenic lymph follicles


Definition: small nodular masses of lymphoid tissue attached to the sides of the smaller arterial branches.

Synonym(s): folliculi lymphatici lienales, malpighian bodies, malpighian corpuscles2, malpighian glands, malpighian nodules, splenic corpuscles, splenic lymph nodules

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