littoral cell


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lit·to·ral cell

the cells lining the lymphatic sinuses of lymph nodes and the blood sinuses of bone marrow.
Synonym(s): lining cell
[L. littoralis, the seashore]

lit·to·ral cell

(lit'ŏr-ăl sel)
The cells lining the lymphatic sinuses of lymph nodes and the blood sinuses of bone marrow.
[L. littoralis, the seashore]

littoral cell

A macrophage found in the sinuses of lymphatic tissue.
See also: cell
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