Lymphatic

Lymphatic

Pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph.

2. Madly enthusiastic; frantic. lymphatic rapture. .

(Science: anatomy) [See Lymphate] 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. See temperament.

Origin: L. Lymphaticus distracted, frantic: cf. F. Lymphatique.

1. (Science: anatomy) One of the lymphatic or absorbent vessels, which carry lymph and discharge it into the veins; lymph duct; lymphatic duct.

2. A mad enthusiast; a lunatic.


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