HyperDic: lymphatic_system

English > 1 sense of the expression lymphatic system:
NOUNbodylymphatic system, systema lymphaticumthe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
English > lymphatic system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body.
Synonymsystema lymphaticum
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partslymph vessel, lymphatic vesselA vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissuetissue making up the lymphatic system
lymphocyte, lymph cellAn agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
spleen, lienA large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
thoracic ductThe major duct of the lymphatic system
Broadervascular systemThe vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant
Spanishsistema linfático, systema lymphaticum
Catalansistema limfàtic, systema lymphaticum

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