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Adjective, Noun


lymphatica. [L. lymphaticus distracted, frantic: cf. F. lymphatique].
  •  pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Madly enthusiastic; frantic.  [1913 Webster]
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.
  •  One of the lymphatic or absorbent vessels, which carry lymph and discharge it into the veins; lymph duct; lymphatic duct.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A mad enthusiast; a lunatic.  [1913 Webster]


lymphatic, adj. & n.
1 of or secreting or conveying lymph (lymphatic gland).
2 (of a person) pale, flabby, or sluggish.
--n. a veinlike vessel conveying lymph.

lymphatic system a network of vessels conveying lymph.
orig. = frenzied, f. L lymphaticus mad f. Gk numpholeptos seized by nymphs: now assoc. with LYMPH (on the analogy of spermatic etc.)




N water, serum, serosity, lymph, rheum, diluent, agua, aqua, pani, dilution, maceration, lotion, washing, immersion, humectation, infiltration, spargefaction, affusion, irrigation, douche, balneation, bath, deluge, high water, flood tide, watery, aqueous, aquatic, hydrous, lymphatic, balneal, diluent, drenching, diluted, weak, wet, the waters are out.

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