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AIDS-related complex a condition characterized by enlargement of the lymph nodes that may be an early sign of AIDS.
angioma a tumor consisting mainly of blood vessels or lymph vessels.
bubo a swollen, inflamed lymph gland, esp. in the groin or armpit.
cancer any of various diseases characterized by malignant tumors or other tissue degeneration that can spread locally or through the lymph or blood systems. [1/5 definitions]
dropsy an abnormal medical condition characterized by the building up of watery fluid such as lymph or serum in body tissues or cavities.
extravasate to force (blood or lymph) to flow from the usual vessels into surrounding tissues. [1/4 definitions]
gland any of various organs or structures, such as lymph nodes, that resemble glands but do not produce secretions. [1/2 definitions]
glanders (used with a sing. verb) a contagious disease of horses, mules, and the like that is communicable to humans and is characterized by a mucous discharge from the nostrils and ulcers or swellings in the respiratory tract and lymph nodes.
Hodgkin's disease a progressive, sometimes fatal disease in which the lymph tissues, spleen, and kidneys become enlarged or inflamed.
infectious mononucleosis a severe viral disease, usu. occurring in children and adolescents, that causes fever, swelling of the lymph nodes, sore throat, and an increase of white cells with a single nucleus in the bloodstream; glandular fever.
lymphatic of, concerning, or associated with lymph. [2/3 definitions]
lymph node any of the glandlike masses of tissue located along the lymphatic vessels which contain follicles that produce lymphocytes; lymph gland.
lymphoid of or concerning lymph, the tissue of the lymphatic system, or the lymphatic system itself.
metastasis the transfer of disease or malignant cells from one part of the body to another through the blood, lymph, or membranes, or the resulting condition, as in tuberculosis or cancerous tumors. [1/2 definitions]
mononucleosis an infectious disease characterized by a swollen spleen and lymph nodes, and an increase in the proportion of mononuclear leukocytes in the circulatory blood. [1/2 definitions]
plasma the clear, liquid part of lymph or blood in which cells are suspended. [1/4 definitions]
pulp the soft inner part of a tooth, composed of nerve and lymph tissues and blood vessels. [1/8 definitions]
sarcoidosis a disease of unknown origin, characterized by the formation of lesions similar to tubercles in the liver, lungs, skin, bones, and lymph nodes.
scrub typhus an acute infectious disease of Asia that is transmitted by a mite larva and characterized by fever, rash, skin lesions, and painful swelling of the lymph glands.
tularemia a contagious plaguelike disease involving fever and swelling of the lymph nodes, found esp. among rabbits, squirrels, and the like, and sometimes transmitted to humans; rabbit fever.
varicose pertaining to or suffering from abnormally swollen veins or lymph nodes, esp. in the legs. [1/3 definitions]