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Vessel

A conveyance for the transport of goods by water.

Vessel

A ship or other vehicle of transportation over water. Vessels are important in international commerce. See also: Incoterm.
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The results suggested that the dye leaked out of the blood vessels, flowed through the dura and into neighboring lymphatic vessels.
2013) Initial afferent lymphatic vessels controlling outbound leukocyte traffic from skin to lymph nodes.
Laparoscopy also has a prognostic role using biopsies to determine the progression of the disease, as well as a therapeutic role when the surgical removal of lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels is performed (LAVERY et al, 2010).
The extent of retraction clefts correlates with lymphatic vessel density and VEGF-C expression and predicts nodal metastasis and poor prognosis in early-stage breast carcinoma.
There were clearly visible two lymphatic vessels very close to the IVC which drained excessively during the exploration (Figure-2A).
In addition, lymphatic vessels were observed both within the tumor mass and in the peritumoral area in other cancer types [30].
Antigen travels from infected tissue to the cortex of the lymph node via the incoming (afferent) lymphatic vessels, which pierce the capsule of a lymph node at numerous sites and empty lymph into the subcapsular sinus (Jubb et al.
In our case, there was a clinically bullous-like appearance, but histopathologically there were not dilated lymphatic vessels, lymphoedema, or a real blister formation.
Specific markers for lymphatic vessels are expressed in both lymphangiosarcoma and Kaposi sarcoma, therefore a differential diagnosis between the two entities is absolutely necessary [7, 17].
Lymphatic vessels convey fluids from the tissues to the bloodstream:
1] It commonly spreads to regional lymph nodes via lymphatic vessels, direct invasion to pelvic organs or systemically to the axial skeleton.
The Pressure Point Facial Massage combines acupressure, which is an Oriental technique of applying pressure to specific points of the body to release muscle tension and lymphatic drainage massage which stimulates lymph fluid to flow through the lymphatic vessels by using gentle, rhythmic pressure.