Lym*phat"ic (?), a. [L. lymphaticus distracted, frantic: cf. F. lymphatique]

pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph.


Madly enthusiastic; frantic. [Obs.] " Lymphatic rapture. " Sir T. Herbert. [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.


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Lym*phat"ic, n.

1. Anat.

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


A mad enthusiast; a lunatic.



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