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Pronunciation : Lym*phat"ic
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. lymphaticus distracted, frantic: cf. F. lymphatique]
Definition : Defn: pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph.

2. Madly enthusiastic; frantic. [Obs.] " Lymphatic rapture. " Sir T. Herbert. Etym: [See Lymphate.] Lymphatic gland (Anat.), one of the solid glandlike bodies connected with the lymphatics or the lacteals; -- called also lymphatic ganglion, and conglobate gland. -- Lymphatic temperament (Old Physiol.), a temperament in which the lymphatic system seems to predominate, that is, a system in which the complexion lacks color and the tissues seem to be of loose texture; hence, a temperament lacking energy, inactive, indisposed to exertion or excitement. See Temperament.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lym*phat"ic
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. (Anat.)

Defn: One of the lymphatic or absorbent vessels, which carry lymph and discharge it into the veins; lymph duct; lymphatic duct.

2. A mad enthusiast; a lunatic. [Obs.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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