lymphatic1 of 2
: of, relating to, or produced by lymph, lymphoid tissue, or lymphocytes
: conveying lymph
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AdjectiveThis circuit also promotes lymphatic flow and removes toxins, in addition to other benefits. —Dale Arden Chong, ELLE, 16 Dec. 2022 Said bluntly: Is lymphatic drainage going to reverse the clock? —Carly Cardellino, Harper's BAZAAR, 27 Mar. 2023 Mosquitoes carry many threatening diseases, like chikungunya, dengue, lymphatic filariasis, Rift Valley fever, Yellow fever, Zika, malaria, Japanese encephalitis and West Nile fever, WHO reports. —Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 2 Feb. 2023 But the foundation of Smith’s knowledge and intuition come about from working with the non-models among us, and through training and protocol development with brands like Cle de Peau (specifically their lymphatic drainage skin care range, Synactif), Blue Mercury, and SpaceNK, among others. —Katie Becker, Vogue, 6 June 2022 Manufacturers claim that these devices accelerate recovery and muscle repair, improve blood and lymphatic flow, and relieve stiffness when regularly used before and after exercise. —Brian Cole, Outside Online, 16 Aug. 2020 That’s because lymphatic vessels, which transport immune cells throughout the body, stopped at the upper neck. —Teal Burrell, Discover Magazine, 29 Nov. 2015 The chilled Rose Quartz Gua Sha encourages circulation and lymphatic drainage — both of which help to maintain youthful skin and promote relaxation. —Olivia O'bryon, Forbes, 10 July 2022 There are definitely aspects of lymphatic massage and facial exercises that are simple enough to incorporate into a daily routine that could have a long-term impact. —Rachel Murphy, Verywell Health, 4 Apr. 2023
NounAt-home lymphatic, gua sha, and LED light massages have also been beneficial in keeping cellulite and loose skin at bay. —Bianca Salonga, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 Your lymphatics that control your immune system have no muscle in their walls. —CBS News, 8 Apr. 2020 In 2012, research in the laboratory of Maiken Nedergaard, a neuroscientist at the University of Rochester Medical Center, identified what appears to be the brain’s waste clearance pathway, the glymphatic (glial-lymphatic) system. —Quanta Magazine, 16 Dec. 2019 But Ryan Petrie, a cell biologist at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who was not involved in the study, thinks Lee’s lymphatics-on-a-chip model has promise for understanding the mechanism of integrin alpha-5 in lymphedema. —Eva Frederick, Science | AAAS, 13 Dec. 2019 The scientists anxiously examined the fish for evidence that the chaotic lymphatic vessel proliferation had stopped but that nothing else had been harmed. —STAT, 1 July 2019 Scraping off your dead stratum corneum cells has no effect on your lymphatics or digestive system. —Lori Keong, Marie Claire, 18 Sep. 2017 Nedergaard and Helene Benveniste, a scientist at Yale University, have found evidence linking problems in the lymphatic and glymphatic systems to Alzheimer’s. —David Kohn, Washington Post, 21 May 2017 Ducks’ erections are driven by lymphatic, not vascular, pressure, which means that their penises never become stiff. —Richard O. Prum, The New Yorker, 17 May 2017 See More
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