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. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0000784 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • 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.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b8/Illu_lymph_node_structure.png
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]
id
  • UBERON:0000029
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606
see also
  • https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/650