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VESSEL, mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in navigation. 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100. See sup.
     2. By an act of congress, approved July 29, 1850, it is provided that any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas, willfully, with. intent to burn or destroy, set fire to any ship or other vessel, or otherwise attempt the destruction of such ship or other vessel, being the property of any citizen or citizens of the United States, or procure the same to be done, with the intent aforesaid, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall suffer imprisonment to hard labor, for a term not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years, according to the aggravation of the offence.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Early studies suggest that tumor lymph node metastasis is related to tumor invasion in peripheral lymphatic vessels. The increase of LVD is associated with lymphangiogenesis.
By definition, lymphedema refers to the abnormal distension of the lymphatic vessels. The underlying etiology may be either related to overproduction of the lymphatic fluid or to the blockade of distal lymphatic flow.
The diameters of the D2-40 stained lymphatic vessels were assessed by using the Image-J[R], a public domain, Java-based image processing program developed at the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD, USA).
The lesion was entirely removed, and histopathology demonstrated dilated lymphatic vessels with thin walls lined by endothelial cells and no associated red blood cells in the papillary dermis, overlying epidermal atrophy, some degree of acanthosis and hyperkeratosis, and elongation of the rete ridges, consistent with a diagnosis of lymphangioma (Figure 2).
Caption: Figure 4: Red triangle for large carcinoma lesions; yellow arrow for tracer dye black lymphatic vessels.
Erysipelas is an infectious cutaneous process caused by a bacterium that spreads through lymphatic vessels. The port of entry may be a skin injury due to trauma, ulcers, or, more commonly, interdigital mycosis, popularly known as "athlete's foot" [3].
It is known that cystic nodal metastasis of RCC is caused by obstruction of the lymphatic vessels draining the kidney by tumor cells and retrograde metastasis from the primary site to the lymph nodes along the lymphatic vessels.
The constellation of histology and immunohistochemistry demonstrated that the wall of the cyst was not derived from the mesothelium but from the lymphatic vessels. The final pathological diagnosis was a benign lymphatic endothelial-lining cyst of soft tissue.
Then, by using an infrared camera, the surgeon receives a dynamic image of the lymphatic vessels and nodes and can also check which channels are functioning properly.
Aire stated that the lymph drainage of the interstitial tissue of birds was by means of sparse lymphatic vessels which are generally interposed between the Interstitial cells, blood vessels and peritubular myofibroblast tissue.
Lymphatic malformations are benign hamartomas of lymphatic vessels. They are believed to originate from sequestration and cystic dilation of fetal lymphaticovenous sacs that fail to communicate either remaining lymphatic or venous system (1).
TEHRAN (FNA)- By scanning the brains of healthy volunteers, researchers saw the first, long-sought evidence that our brains may drain some waste out through lymphatic vessels, the body's sewer system.