red pulp

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pulp

 [pulp]
any soft, juicy animal or vegetable tissue. adj., adj pul´pal.
dental pulp the richly vascularized and innervated connective tissue inside the pulp cavity of a tooth.
digital pulp a cushion of soft tissue on the palmar or plantar surface of the distal phalanx of a finger or toe.
pulp test a diagnostic test to determine whether the pulp of a tooth is vital (alive) or nonvital (dead); called also pulp vitality test.
red pulp (splenic pulp) the dark reddish brown substance filling the interspaces of the splenic sinuses.
tooth pulp dental pulp.
pulp vitality test pulp test.
white pulp sheaths of lymphatic tissue surrounding the arteries of the spleen.

red pulp

splenic pulp seen grossly as a reddish-brown substance, because of its abundance of red blood cells, consisting of splenic sinuses and the tissue intervening between them (splenic cords).
A distinct zone of the spleen separated from white pulp by the marginal zone of lymphocytes; the RP is composed of Billroth’s cords, a non-endothelialised region of slow passage of circulating RBCs, where local hypoxia, low pH and low glucose cause stress on senescent, damaged or otherwise effete RBCs

red pulp

(red pŭlp)
Splenic pulp seen grossly as a reddish-brown substance, due to its abundance of red blood cells, consisting of splenic sinuses and the tissue intervening between them (splenic cords).