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
  • MAT:0000442
  • FMA:5034
  • VHOG:0001273
  • CALOHA:TS-0579
  • UMLS:C0024204 (ncithesaurus:Lymph_Node)
  • EV:0100050
  • SCTID:181756000
  • BTO:0000784
  • EMAPA:35523
  • MESH:D008198
  • GAID:947
  • NCIT:C33027
  • TAO_RETIRED:0005318
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rwLPqLpwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA
  • Wikipedia:Lymph_node
  • NCIT:C12745
  • MA:0000139
  • ZFA_RETIRED:0005318
  • EFO:0000872
  • galen:Lymphnode
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

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

never in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_8570

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_32443

see also

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/650