lymph lymph  /ˈlɪmf/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle; is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels

Usage(s):

  1. During the patient's lumpectomy or mastectomy, surgeons traditionally examine the lymph node closest to the breast the sentinel node for signs of metastases.
  2. Doctors also made an incision down his left cheek to remove lymph nodes in his neck in case the cancer had spread; they found it had not.
  3. An all-around girdle is not so likely to have this effect, even if tight, because blood and lymph find alternate return channels on the inner side of the thighs.

News

  1. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Meta-Analysis Results of Lymphoseek® and ACOSOG Radiolabeled ...

    Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced results from a meta-analysis study of Lymphoseek® Injection, a novel, receptor-targeted, small-molecule radiopharmaceutical.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Results from Lymphoseek® Study on Accuracy of Lymph Node Detection from Injection ...

    DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Results from Lymphoseek® Study on Accuracy of Lymph Node Detection from Injection Time to Surgery
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Results from Two Lymphoseek® and Radiolabeled Colloid Studies in ...

    Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced results from two separate studies that compared the performance of Lymphoseek® Injection, a novel receptor-targeted small-molecule radiopharmaceutical recently approved by the U.S.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Wiki Images for lymph

definition of lymph

Quotes

  1. Speaking alongside fellow band member Ad-Rock via a video broadcast on the Beastie Boys website earlier today, Yauch explained he has "a form of cancer in the gland that's over here (points to neck), the Parotid gland. It's also in a lymph node...
    on Jul 20, 2009 By: Adam Yauch Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I am at home recovering from my two surgeries," wrote Etheridge on the site's message board. "The good news is they took out the tumor and a few lymph nodes, only one of which was positive ...... the centinal node (for those that know breast...
    on Oct 19, 2004 By: Melissa Etheridge Source: PlanetOut

  3. "On top of these two cases," Randy Shilts wrote in his definitive AIDS chronicle, "And the Band Played On" (1987), "another 20 men had appeared at Weisman's office that year with strange abnormalities of their lymph nodes," the very...
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Randy Shilts Source: Los Angeles Times

Word of the Day
periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /