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English definition of “lymph gland”

lymph gland

noun [C] uk   (also lymph node) us  
one of many small organs in the body that produce the white blood cells needed for the body to fight infectionGlands in the human body
(Definition of lymph gland from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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