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 ]

Synonyms: junctional zone of spleen spleen marginal zone

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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pheno_slim

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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

id

UBERON:0001251