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lymph

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noun \ˈlim(p)f\

Medical Definition of lymph

  1. :  a usually clear coagulable fluid that passes from intercellular spaces of body tissue into the lymphatic vessels, is discharged into the blood by way of the thoracic duct and right lymphatic duct, and resembles blood plasma in containing white blood cells and especially lymphocytes but normally few red blood cells and no platelets—see chyle; compare cerebrospinal fluid




lymph-

combining form

Medical Definition of lymph-

  1. :  lymph :  lymphatic tissue <lymphedema> <lymphogranuloma>



Variants of lymph-

or lympho-

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