afferent lymphatic


afferent lymphatic
s.
linfático aferente.

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  • Afferent — is an anatomical term with the following meanings: *Conveying towards a center, for example the afferent arterioles conveying blood towards the Bowman s capsule in the Kidney. Opposite to Efferent. *Something that so conducts, see Afferent nerve… …   Wikipedia

  • Afferent vessels — can refer to: * Afferent arterioles * Afferent lymphatic vessels …   Wikipedia

  • Afferent lymph vessel — Infobox Lymph Name = PAGENAME Latin = vasa afferentia lymphoglandulae GraySubject = 175 GrayPage = 689 Caption = Structure of the lymph node. Caption2 = DrainsFrom = DrainsTo = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = v 03 DorlandsSuf = 12845763 The …   Wikipedia

  • afferent vessels of lymph node — lymphatic vessels that carry lymph to a lymph node, entering through the capsule …   Medical dictionary

  • Lymphatic system — Infobox Anatomy Name = Lymphatic System Caption = An image displaying the lymphatic system.The lymphatic system in vertebrates is a network of conduits that carry a clear fluid called lymph. It also includes the lymphoid tissue through which the… …   Wikipedia

  • lymphatic system — Anat., Zool. the system by which lymph is returned from the cells to the blood and by which white blood cells are produced in response to inflammation or presence of antigens; in mammals, the system includes the lymph glands, vessels and sinuses… …   Universalium

  • lymphatic — 1. Pertaining to lymph. 2. A vascular channel that transports lymph. 3. Sometimes used to pertain to a sluggish or phlegmatic characteristic. SYN: vas lymphaticum. [L. lymphaticus, frenzied; Mod. L. use, of or for lymph] afferent l. a l. vessel… …   Medical dictionary

  • Afferent — Carrying toward. A vein is an afferent vessel since it carries blood toward from the heart. An afferent nerve carries impulses toward the central nervous system. The opposite of afferent is efferent. * * * Inflowing; conducting toward a center,… …   Medical dictionary

  • afferent — adj. 1) designating nerves or neurones that convey impulses from sense organs and other receptors to the brain or spinal cord, i.e. any sensory nerve or neurone. 2) designating blood vessels that feed a capillary network in an organ or part. 3)… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Right lymphatic duct — Lymph: Right lymphatic duct The thoracic and right lymphatic ducts. (Right lymphatic duct is labeled at upper left.) …   Wikipedia

  • lymph node — One of numerous round, oval, or bean shaped bodies located along the course of lymphatic vessels, varying greatly in size (1–25 mm in diameter) and usually presenting a depressed area, the hilum, on one side through which blood vessel s enter and …   Medical dictionary