lymph gland


Examples of lymph gland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Symptoms of West Nile include fever, headache, body aches, a skin rash and swollen lymph glands and may last a few days or as long as several weeks. Dillon Mullan, Baltimore Sun, 14 Sep. 2023 West Nile virus can cause West Nile fever, which officials say includes the following symptoms: Fever Headache Body aches Swollen lymph glands or a rash. John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Aug. 2023 The inflamed lymph gland was widely known as a bubo, giving rise to the term bubonic plague. National Geographic, 23 Apr. 2020 Symptoms of plague include fever, extreme exhaustion, headache, chills, vomiting, and swollen lymph glands, among other signs. Fox News, 16 Aug. 2019 But in the most common form of the disease — ulceroglandular tularemia — signs in humans typically include fever, chills, exhaustion, a skin ulcer at the infection site and swollen and painful lymph glands. Fox News, 8 June 2019 This organ, basically a very large lymph gland, is on the upper left side of the abdomen and is mostly hidden by rib and bowels. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, 14 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lymph gland was circa 1858

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“Lymph gland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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