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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).
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Martel et al (1) and other researchers (2-5) found 3 distinct types of blood vessels in the specimens they examined, mirroring the normal composition of splenic red pulp.
Classically, these conditions have been divided into those affecting the red pulp and those affecting the white pulp.
The ellipsoids showed marked concentration of carbon throughout the red pulp.
When you puree tomatoes, then strain them through cheesecloth, the red pulp stays behind; what drips through (slowly) is a clear broth that looks like water but tastes like the pure fruit.
Along with a good dose of Vitamin C, red pulp grapefruit can be a great way to meet your recommended five fruit and five vegetable servings a day.
Trim the stalk and remove the seeds from the peppers, neatly dice about one-third of the smooth middle section of the pepper and liquidise the remainder to give you a very sweet and vivid red pulp.
across and has a large seed surrounded by sweet red pulp with the consistency of avocado.
In experiments with mouse tissues, the UCSF researchers determined that the novel chemokine, which they named CXCL16 (for 16th chemokine of the CXC subfamily) is produced by cells within the spleen and lymph nodes -- including the so-called dendritic cells which help trigger immune responses -- and also by cells in the spleen's red pulp.