lymphoid lymphoid

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling lymph or lymphatic tissues

Usage(s):

  1. Some remain on the surface of the lymphoid cells and circulate with them; others, free-floating, circulate in the blood stream.
  2. In the young the organ contains an abundance of lymphoid tissue, which renders it a particularly good harborer for germs.
  3. Hodgkin's disease is a cancerlike swelling of the lymph nodes and lymphoid tissue, which exists throughout the body.

News

  • Skip Barber Racing School, Zaxby's help make a wish come true

    CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN - Four-year-old Makenzie Johnson of Stone Mountain is battling acute lymphoid leukemia. Because her condition is considered life-threatening, she was eligible for a wish experience from Make-A-Wish Georgia.
    on August 21, 2013     Source: AccessNorthGa.com

Quotes

  • "Some people in the Gladstone community have raised concerns about potential health issues caused by airborne pollution, and the apparently high level of chronic lymphoid leukaemia," Mr Beattie said. "They need reassurance that living in...
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Peter Beattie Source: The Age

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