Any of the rounded masses of lymphoid tissue that are surrounded by a capsule of connective tissue, are distributed along the lymphatic vessels, and contain numerous lymphocytes which filter the flow of lymph. [ ]

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

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has related synonym

lymph gland
nodus lymphaticus

homology notes

Lymph nodes that are associated with the lymphatic system have evolved in mammals.[well established][VHOG]



never in taxon

see also