An example of lymph is a fluid that moves bacteria away from an inflammed body part.
Origin of lymph
- Latin lympha water nymph from Greek numphē young bride, water nymph
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin lympha (“water, water nymph"), from Ancient Greek νύμφη (numphÄ“, “nymph") (English nymph), of unknown origin.