The zone between the red and white pulp of the spleen containing numerous macrophages and lymphocytes, and a rich plexus of sinusoids supplied by white pulp arterioles carrying blood-borne antigens. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP : 0002362 ]

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • The zone between the red and white pulp of the spleen containing numerous macrophages and lymphocytes, and a rich plexus of sinusoids supplied by white pulp arterioles carrying blood-borne antigens.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Gray1191.png
external ontology notes
  • WP says - (Some sources consider it to be the part of red pulp which borders on the white pulp, while other sources consider it to be neither red pulp nor white pulp.) - we use the adjacency relation here so it overlaps neither. FMA considers this an anatomical line.
has broad synonym
  • marginal zone
has exact synonym
  • spleen marginal zone
  • junctional zone of spleen
id
  • UBERON:0001251
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606