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Endothelium, Lymphatic

Unbroken cellular lining (intima) of the lymph vessels (e.g., the high endothelial lymphatic venules). It is more permeable than vascular endothelium, lacking selective absorption and functioning mainly to remove plasma proteins that have filtered through the capillaries into the tissue spaces.

Year introduced: 1991(1988)

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Tree Number(s): A10.272.491.332, A15.382.520.301.500

MeSH Unique ID: D004729

Entry Terms:

  • Lymphatic Endothelium
  • Endotheliums, Lymphatic
  • Lymphatic Endotheliums

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