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lym·phat·ic

 (lĭm-făt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Anatomy Of or relating to lymph or to the nodes or vessels of the lymphatic system.
2. Archaic Lacking energy or vitality; sluggish.
n. Anatomy
A vessel that conveys lymph.

[New Latin lymphaticus, from Latin lympha, lymph; see lymph.]

lym·phat′i·cal·ly adv.

lymphatic

(lɪmˈfætɪk)
adj
1. (Biochemistry) of, relating to, or containing lymph: the lymphatic vessels.
2. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or containing lymph: the lymphatic vessels.
3. (Anatomy) of or relating to the lymphatic system
4. sluggish or lacking vigour
n
(Anatomy) a lymphatic vessel
[C17 (meaning: mad): from Latin lymphāticus. Original meaning perhaps arose from a confusion between nymph and lymph; compare Greek numphaleptos frenzied]
lymˈphatically adv

lym•phat•ic

(lɪmˈfæt ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph.
2. (of persons) having the characteristics, as flabbiness or sluggishness, formerly believed to be due to an excess of lymph in the system.
n.
3. a lymphatic vessel.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lymphatic - of or relating to or produced by lymph

lymphatic

adjective
Lacking energy and vitality or showing such a lack:
Translations
lymfatickýmízní
imusuonilymfaattinen

lymphatic

[lɪmˈfætɪk]
A. ADJlinfático
B. Nvaso m linfático

lymphatic

adjlymphatisch, Lymph-; lymphatic tissueLymphgewebe nt
nLymphgefäß nt

lymphatic

[lɪmˈfætɪk] adjlinfatico/a

lym·phat·ic

a. linfático-a, rel. a la linfa;
___ spacesespacios ___-s;
___ systemsistema ___.

lymphatic

adj linfático
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