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lymphatic system


Hodgkin’s disease is a cancer of the lymphatic system.
  part of the body’s immune system that helps the body fight infection and collects waste from the tissues and returns it to the blood after it has been purified
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The lymphatic system generates lymphocytes and circulates them through the body in the medium of lymph fluid.
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  • Hodgkin’s disease is a cancer of the lymphatic system.
  • She’s on Diovan for the high blood pressure, Phenergan for the nausea, amoxicillin and streptomycin to keep her lymphatic system tamped down, but we’re still struggling with the fever," Claire reports.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Lung cancer, spreading to the lymphatic system.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Yet this afternoon he read steadily at the section on the lymphatic system, and he muttered the long and perfectly incomprehensible words in a hum which made drowsier the dusty room.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
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Associated words [difficulty]:   lymphatic system [9] , lymph nodes [6] , lymph nodes [6]
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