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Lymphatic


/limˈfatik/

Adjective

1. Pertaining to lymph or the lymphatic system. (wiktionary.org)

2. (Anatomy) Lymphatic gland, a temperament in which the lymphatic system seems to predominate, that is, a system in which the complexion lacks colour and the tissues seem to be of loose texture; hence, a temperament lacking energy, inactive, indisposed to exertion or excitement. (biology-online.org)

Noun

1. A lymphatic vessel. (Dictionary.com)

2. A vessel that transports lymph. (wiktionary.org)

Word origin: From Latin lymphaticus, from lympha, “water, clear water, a goddess of water.”

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