lymphatic vessel

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Noun1.lymphatic vessel - a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulationlymphatic vessel - a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum - the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
thoracic duct - the major duct of the lymphatic system
lacteal - any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct
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The ventricular myocardium of cat, rabbit, and human hearts possessed an average of 1,029 blood capillaries per 1,000 muscle cells ([42] cited after [19]), whereas in a dog heart there was only 1 lymphatic capillary per 20-30 muscle cells ([43] cited after [19]).