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lymph node

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology, Medicine, Human
lymph nodeˈlymph node (also lymph gland) noun [countable]  HBMa small rounded swelling in your body through which lymph passes before entering your blood system
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lymph nodeCervical lymph node biopsy showed a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of follicular type.Of those cancers that seem to be limited to the prostate clinically, 25-35% will have lymph node metastases.The percentage of aneuploid tumours increased according to tumour invasion and the development of lymph node metastasis reflecting an increased genomic instability.To determine this they want to do their own biopsy, and will require a sizeable lymph node to go at.B2 - extension through the rectal wall without lymph node involvement.
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