splenic pulp


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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.

splen·ic pulp

[TA]
the soft cellular substance of the spleen.
Synonym(s): pulpa lienis [TA], pulpa splenica [TA]

splen·ic pulp

(splen'ik pŭlp) [TA]
The soft cellular substance of the spleen.

splenic pulp

The spongelike vascular and connective tissue of the spleen.
See also: pulp
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Following splenic trauma or iatrogenic rupture, splenic pulp is implanted onto surfaces within the exposed anatomical compartment.
Hemotoxylin and eosin stained section of nodule showed large areas of caseation surrounded by multiple granulomas of epitheloid cells and Langhan's giant cells throughout the splenic pulp.
Results of histopathologic evaluation of the spleen, lungs, kidneys, liver, and ovaries showed multifocal-to-diffuse infiltrates of proliferating neoplastic lymphoid cells in the splenic pulp, pulmonary tissues, renal interstitium, ovarian stroma, and hepatic parenchyma (Figs 3 and 4).