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Pronunciation: lim-fat'ik


  1. Pertaining to lymph.
  2. A vascular channel that transports lymph.
  3. Sometimes used to pertain to a sluggish or phlegmatic characteristic.

Synonym(s): vas lymphaticumTA

[L. lymphaticus, frenzied; Mod. L. use, of or for lymph]

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