Glossary L

Lymph nodes are small nodules of lymphatic tissue spaced throughout the lymphatic system that help clean lymph of debris.

Lymphatic system refers to the drainage system of the body; believed to be involved in immune functioning; system that transports lymph through the body. Lymphatic system, moreover is a network of capillaries that lie along blood vessels and carry a colorless fluid called Lymph that is composed of fats, proteins, and water and holds the white blood cells (WBCs). .

Lymphocytes refers to immune system cells that attack viruses. Lymphocytes are white blood cells found in lymph that are involved in the immune function .

Lymphoma refers to cancer of the lymphoid tissues, including lymph nodes ; cancers of the Lymphatic system .