: Referring to lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Also refers to tissue in which lymphocytes develop.
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Resembling lymph or lymphatic tissue, or pertaining to the lymphatic system. [lympho- + G. eidos, appearance]

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lym·phoid 'lim-.fȯid adj
1) of, relating to, or being tissue (as the lymph nodes or thymus) containing lymphocytes
2) of, relating to, or resembling lymph

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lym·phoid (limґfoid) [lymph + Gr. eidos form] resembling or pertaining to lymph or tissue of the lymphoid system.

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