lymphatic organ


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lymphatic organ

Etymology: L, lympha, water; Gk, organon, instrument
any body structure composed of lymphatic tissue, such as the thymus, spleen, tonsils, and lymph nodes.

lymphatic organ

A structure composed principally of lymphatic tissue. It includes the lymph nodes, spleen, tonsils, and thymus.
See also: organ