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

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

see also

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