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Secondary lymphoid organ

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noun

The bodily organ where cells of RES carry out their functions.


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Examples of secondary lymphoid organs are gut-associated lymphoid tissue, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue, Kupffer cells in liver sinusoids, and microglia of the Central Nervous System.


Synonym: peripheral lymphoid organ

Compare: primary lymphoid organ

See also: reticuloendothelial system


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