from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to lymph or the lymphatic tissue where lymphocytes are formed.

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  • adj. Like or relating to the lymphatic system of the body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling lymph; also, resembling a lymphatic gland; adenoid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character or nature of lymph; resembling lymph; lacteal.
  • Of or pertaining to lymph.
  • Of the nature of lymphoid tissue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling lymph or lymphatic tissues


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  • In some cases, NHL is found in a single node or a single patch of lymphoid tissue in an organ.

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  • While his detractors were explaining that “the most striking and consistent endoscopic feature, lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in the terminal ileum, is not unusual in children,” Wakefield was trotting out what had become a standard response of vaccine denialists to accusations of unreliable or inaccurate data: He condemned his critics for caring more about their standing in the scientific community than about sick children.

    The Panic Virus

  • Hematopathology – Providing complete evaluations of lymphoid and hematologic specimens.

    Anatomic Pathology

  • In 2011, Biocon will scout for a global licensing partner not only for IN105, but also for its two other frontrunners: Anti-CD6, a drug for psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, and BVX- 20, for treating a common cancer of lymphoid organs.

    Deal Boost for Biocon

  • Lymphomas can strike in lymph tissue anywhere in the body, such as the lymph nodes — and the stomach contains lymphoid tissue.

    Sen. Frank Lautenberg Diagnosed With Stomach Lymphoma

  • Specifically, evidence has also shown that people with a variety of cancers including breast, lymphoid, cervical, head and neck, and the "non-small-cell" type of lung cancer related to the drugs, died earlier than those who were not taking the ESA drugs.

    Anemia drugs deemed risky for people with cancer

  • R. Konakchieva, S. Kyurkchiev, Iv. Kehayov, P. Taushanova, L. Kanchev, "Selective effect of methoxyindoles on the lymphocyte proliferation and melatonin binding to activated human lymphoid cells".

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  • Konakchieva, R, et al. Selective effect of methoxyindoles on the lymphocyte proliferation and melatonin binding to activated human lymphoid cells.

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  • When a mutual friend told me that her lovely Golden retriever had lymphoid cancer and she was being ripped off by a "quack alternative medicine doctor," I got upset.

    Dr. Richard Palmquist: Exploring Integrative Veterinary Practice

  • Normal white cells in the blood can be broadly divided into two types of cells—myeloid cells or lymphoid cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies


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  • 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling lymph.

    2. of or pertaining to the tissue (lymphoid tissue) that occurs esp. in the lymph glands, thymus, tonsils, and spleen and produces lymphocytes.

    January 19, 2009