Lymphatic definition

lĭm-fătĭk
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(anatomy) Of or relating to lymph or to the nodes or vessels of the lymphatic system.
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(archaic) Lacking energy or vitality; sluggish.
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A vessel that conveys lymph.
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Of, containing, or conveying lymph.
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Of, or caused by improper functioning of, the lymph nodes.
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Sluggish; without energy: a sluggish condition was formerly thought to be due to too much lymph in the body.
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A lymphatic vessel.
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(anatomy) Relating to lymph or to the nodes or vessels of the lymphatic system.
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A vessel that conveys lymph.
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(anatomy) Pertaining to lymph or the lymphatic system.
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Lacking energy or enthusiasm.
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Madly enthusiastic; frantic.
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(anatomy) A vessel that transports lymph.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lymphatic
Plural:
lymphatics

Origin of lymphatic

  • New Latin lymphaticus from Latin lympha lymph lymph

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition