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Lymphatic

Definition
adjective
Of, pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph
noun, plural: lymphatics
(anatomy) A lymphatic vessel
Supplement
The term lymphatic is a term derived from the Latin lymphaticus, which means connected to water. Its root word lymph originates from the Latin word lympha that means water. The term lymphatic may be used as an adjective that describes something associated with lymph. When used as a noun, the term refers to a lymphatic vessel that carries lymph and discharges it into the vein.
See also:

  • lymph

Related term(s):

  • Afferent lymphatic
  • Aggregated lymphatic follicles
  • Aggregated lymphatic follicles of vermiform append
  • Aggregated lymphatic nodules
  • Efferent lymphatic
  • Lymphatic filariasis
  • Lymphatic Node
  • Lymphatic ring of cardiac part of stomach
  • Lymphatic sarcoma
  • Lymphatic sinus
  • Lymphatic stroma
  • Lymphatic system
  • lymphatic system
  • Lymphatic tissue
  • Lymphatic valvule
  • Lymphatic vessel


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