lymphatic

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lymphatic ‎(comparative more lymphatic, superlative most lymphatic)

  1. (anatomy) Pertaining to lymph or the lymphatic system.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House
      Streaker, the housemaid, too, had an attribute of a most discomfiting nature. I am unable to say whether she was of an usually lymphatic temperament, or what else was the matter with her, but this young woman became a mere Distillery for the production of the largest and most transparent tears I ever met with.
  2. Lacking energy or enthusiasm.
  3. Madly enthusiastic; frantic.
    • Sir T. Herbert
      Lymphatic rapture.

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lymphatic ‎(plural lymphatics)

  1. (anatomy) A vessel that transports lymph.

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