lymphadenoid
Relating to, or resembling, or derived from a lymph node. [lymphadeno- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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lym·phad·e·noid (.)lim-'fad-ən-.ȯid adj resembling or having the properties of a lymph node

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lym·phad·e·noid (lim-fadґə-noid) [lymphaden + -oid] resembling the tissue of lymph nodes; lymphadenoid tissue includes the spleen, bone marrow, tonsils, and the lymphatic tissue of the organs and mucous membranes.

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