red pulp of spleen

(redirected from pulpa rubra splenica)

red pulp of spleen

[TA]
bluish-red tissue that constitutes about 75% of the parenchyma of the spleen; contains a large number of venous sinuses separated by a fibrocellular reticulum rich in fibroblasts and macrophages; on section, has a corded appearance.
Synonym(s): pulpa rubra splenica [TA]