lymphoid

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lymphoid

 [lim´foid]
resembling or pertaining to lymph or to tissue of the lymphatic system.
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lym·phoid

(lim'foyd),
Resembling lymph or lymphatic tissue, or pertaining to the lymphatic system.
[lympho- + G. eidos, appearance]
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lymphoid

(lĭm′foid′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.
2. Of or relating to lymphocytic cells, including B cells, T cells, and their precursors, that are thought to derive from a common progenitor in the bone marrow.
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lymphoid

adjective Referring to lymphocytes or related tissue(s)
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lym·phoid

(lim'foyd)
1. Resembling lymph or lymphatic tissue, or pertaining to the lymphatic system.
2. Synonym(s): adenoid (1) .
[lympho- + G. eidos, appearance]
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lymphoid

Pertaining to LYMPH or lymphatic tissue.
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Lymphoid

Tissues relating to the lymphatic system. A thin, yellowish fluid, called lymph fluid, travels throughout the body. The lymphatic system helps control fluids in the body.
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The present survey showed that free-ranging chickens of Anhui province have been exposed to lymphoid leukosis virus subgroup A, indicating a high risk factor for poultry industry.
The genomic DNA was analyzed by polymerase chain reaction for the presence of Marek's disease virus, lymphoid leukosis virus, and reticuloendothelial viruses, but none were detected.
(46,47) Interestingly, osteopetrosis is caused by the avian leukosis/sarcoma group of viruses in poultry and is frequently associated with lymphoid leukosis (a lymphoid neoplasia with a leukemic component).