Organ: Lymph


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Lymph: Fluid that is circulated in the lymphatic system
Lymph: A transparent, slightly yellow liquid found in the lymphatic vessels. Lymph is collected from tissue fluids throughout the body and returned to the blood via the lymphatic system. 1
Introduction: Lymph is a fluid that is circulated by the lymphatic system. It is part of the immune system and lymph contains immune system white blood cells. The nodes of the lymphatic system called lymph nodes are better known because they swell in response to infection (see swollen lymph nodes).
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Organ types: Lymphatic system (9)
Organs: all organs

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1. excerpt from NHLBI, Facts About Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): NHLBI

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