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bursa of Fabricius n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
bursa of Fabricius n.

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a mass of lymphoid tissue occurring as an outgrowth of the cloaca of young birds. It is an important source of B-lymphocytes. [...

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Subjects: Nursing

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