lymph heart

noun

Medical Definition of lymph heart

: a contractile muscular expansion of a lymphatic vessel in some lower vertebrates that serves to drive the lymph toward the veins

Learn More About lymph heart

Dictionary Entries Near lymph heart

lymph gland

lymph heart

lymph node

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Lymph heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lymph%20heart. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!