Definition of lymph gland in US English:

lymph gland


  • less technical term for lymph node
    • ‘Tuberculosis is caused by one of three bacteria, and most commonly affects the lungs and the lymph glands.’
    • ‘These organisms can produce localized disease in the lungs, lymph glands, skin, wounds or bone.’
    • ‘This, in turn, was pressing on his lymph gland which controls the flow of mucus in the nose.’
    • ‘He has been close to death, with throat cancer, had surgery on a lymph gland and is in remission.’
    • ‘The liver, spleen and lymph glands can swell with leukemia cells.’
    • ‘Within the neck, there are neck muscles, arteries, veins, lymph glands, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, oesophagus, larynx and trachea.’
    • ‘The second organ to be involved is the liver; then the kidneys, suprarenals, lymph glands and intestines become involved.’
    • ‘The dye then travels to the lymph gland called the senital gland.’
    • ‘It is often only a fever (101 degrees F to 104 degrees F) but with generalized lymph gland and joint involvement.’
    • ‘The adenoid is a lymph gland structure that contains cells to which cold viruses attach.’
    • ‘Some 50 percent have lymph gland cancer (non-Hodgkin's lymphoma) that is potentially curable.’
    • ‘I could feel every lymph gland being pulled and deeply massaged.’
    • ‘In Drosophila larvae the paired lymph gland lobes that flank the dorsal vessel are sites of hematopoiesis.’
    • ‘Doctors ask about symptoms and examine for swelling of the liver, spleen, and lymph glands in the armpits, groin and neck.’
    • ‘If the abscess is on your arm or leg, the doctor may feel the lymph glands in your groin or under your arm.’
    • ‘The cancer had developed in a lymph gland on his small intestine.’
    • ‘There is a generalized infection with involvement of the liver, spleen, bone marrow, and lymph glands.’
    • ‘About 10% of patients have a benign tumor of the thymus gland, a lymph gland that usually disappears at puberty.’
    • ‘The breasts have a rich blood supply and an extensive lymph gland drainage system, which can be important factors in the spread of the disease.’
    • ‘I left it for five months and it spread to my lymph gland.’