Lymph Nodes
Lymphatic System

Author: Gianpiero Pescarmona
Date: 06/08/2017


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.

Lymphatic System

Lymph node

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.'s%20Basic%20Histology%20PDF%20WHOLE%20BOOK/New%20folder%2014/loadBinary_011.gif!

Pore size?
Lymph content

lymph nodes and VEGF


Lymph node enlargement


lymph nodes enlargement mechanism

Swollen lymph nodes

  • cell proliferation
  • edema
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