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1. Anatomy Of or relating to lymph or to the nodes or vessels of the lymphatic system.
2. Archaic Lacking energy or vitality; sluggish.
A vessel that conveys lymph.
[New Latin lymphaticus, from Latin lympha, lymph; see lymph.]
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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
(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]
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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.
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|Adj.||1.||lymphatic - of or relating to or produced by lymph|
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lymphatic[lɪmˈfætɪk] adj → linfatico/a
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a. linfático-a, rel. a la linfa;
___ spaces → espacios ___-s;
___ system → sistema ___.
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