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Of, pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph

noun, plural: lymphatics

(anatomy) A lymphatic vessel


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

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