Lymphatic-system meaning

The interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body.
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The network of small vessels, lymph nodes, etc., that collects lymph and returns it to the bloodstream mainly through the thoracic duct: this system also includes the bone marrow, spleen, and thymus.
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The interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body.
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A network of vessels, tissues, and organs in vertebrate animals that helps the body regulate fluid balance and fight infection. The vessels of the lymphatic system drain excess fluid, called lymph, from the tissues and return it to the circulating blood. Lymphocytes circulate throughout the lymphatic system.
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(anatomy) In mammals, including humans, a network of lymph vessels and lymph nodes that transport fluid, fats, proteins, and lymphocytes to the bloodstream as lymph, and remove microorganisms and other debris from tissues.
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