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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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Neutrophils, in particular, were observed to increase in number during the infection and to co-localize with the bacteria in the red pulp (Fig.
An analysis of the spleen tissue revealed the presence of light hypertrophic changes in white pulp and a mild congestion in red pulp, but these changes did not affect the function of the spleen and its immune response, which also testifies the nontoxicity of ALBO-MPSA [1, 13].
Classically, these conditions have been divided into those affecting the red pulp and those affecting the white pulp.
Splenic diffuse red pulp small B-cell lymphoma is rare and is another provisional entity within the category of splenic B-cell lymphoma/leukemia unclassifiable.
The ellipsoids showed marked concentration of carbon throughout the red pulp.
Histopathologic evaluation of the spleen showed white pulp atrophy; the red pulp indicated congestion and ill-defined nodules, varying in size and comprising macrophages, polymorphonuclear neutrophils, and necrotic cells (Figure, panels A, B).
A fully ripe fruit turns orange and mushy, is too bitter to eat, and splits into segments which curl back dramatically to expose seeds covered in bright red pulp.
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2 : The fruit of this tree, having a tough reddish rind, and containing many seeds, each enclosed in a juicy, mildly acidic, red pulp.
Television footage showed some warriors literally swimming in the fresh tomato puree, only their heads peeking out of the sea of red pulp.