Lymph Node is an ovoid or kidney-shaped organ of the lymphatic system, that is widely present throughout the body. They are linked by the lymphatic vessels and behave as a filter between the peripheral lymph and the blood.
as a part of the circulatory system.
The lymph collect all large objects (virus, bacteria, cells, debris, d-dimer) that cannot enter the blood vessels and transport them to the lymph nodes with the aim of digesting them to smaller molecules that can be poured into the blood.
- from periphery to lymph node
- from lymph node to blood
lymph nodes and VEGF
VEGFC and BMP
Lymph node enlargement
lymph nodes enlargement mechanism
Swollen lymph nodes