the parenchymatous tissue network of the spleen that consists of loose plates or cords (sinuses) infiltrated with red blood cells where most of the blood filtration occurs and degenerate erythrocytes are removed from the circulation [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/csmith MP:0002356 ]

Synonyms: splenic red pulp pulpa rubra spleen red pulp red pulp

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
pulpa rubra [ FMA:TA FMA:15844 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Gray1191.png

has related synonym

pulpa splenica

id

UBERON:0001250

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_7955