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lymph in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlymphlymph /lɪmf/ noun [uncountable]  HBMa clear liquid that is formed in your body and passes into your blood system to fight against infectionlymphatic /lɪmˈfætɪk/ adjective
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lymphAfter he died physicians collected and froze samples of his blood and lymph nodes for future study.The pancreas was excised, trimmed free of adherent fat and lymph nodes, and weighed.Of those cancers that seem to be limited to the prostate clinically, 25-35% will have lymph node metastases.Certain women with negative lymph nodes, for example, might not need chemotherapy, radiation or hormone treatments following surgery.Some manner of lymph disorder, I believe.Up to 12% of these tumours still confined to the bowel wall have already spread to regional lymph nodes.It was lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph glands, that prompted Tsongas to leave the Senate in 1984.The lymph nodes are very painful and can take up to ten days to burst and then exude a thick yellow pus.