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Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes

small, bean-shaped organs located throughout the lymphatic system. The lymph nodes store special cells that can trap cancer cells or bacteria that are traveling through the body in lymph. Also called lymph glands.


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I need diagnosis and treatment

... her left side of the neck and according to her, it is due to enlarged lymph nodes. She had been staying in hospital since April, and she is now going to school. She still ...

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by Mingled
Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need diagnosis and treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 2489

Re: similarities and differences between lymph and blood

Blood is pumped throughout the body by the heart, but the lymph is moved along through the normal function of the body. 2. Blood transports ... eyes. 6. The kidneys purify the blood. However, lymph is purified in the nodes itself.

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by viki78
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:39 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: similarities and differences between lymph and blood
Replies: 2
Views: 7944

T cell differentiation

... organ and the immune cells within it function somewhat similarly to lymph nodes. Although a human can survive without the spleen, persons who have undergone splenectomy ...

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by biohazard
Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: T cell differentiation
Replies: 16
Views: 33032

AIDS – a tritium disease?

... retain for long in an organism exactly in blood plasma, mucus secret or lymph nodes – viscose liquids which do not convert fast. It is not uncanny that in Ukraine there ...

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by enarees
Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: AIDS – a tritium disease?
Replies: 23
Views: 13339

tumor metastasis

... into the blood supply. They are swept around the body in the blood (and lymph) as CTCs (Circulating Tumour Cells), until they reach another organ ... to the primary in terms of blood supply. The concept of 'sentinel' nodes is similar - it's the lymph node closest to the drainage area from ...

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by Julie5
Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: tumor metastasis
Replies: 1
Views: 5571
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