white pulp of spleen

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white pulp of spleen

[TA]
aggregations of beta lymphocytes visible macroscopically when the fresh spleen is sectioned; they appear as white, translucent dots 1 mm or smaller in diameter that contrast with the surrounding matrix of red pulp and consist of nodules and other lymphatic concentrations.
Synonym(s): pulpa alba splenica [TA]