lymphatic duct

noun

: any of the lymphatic vessels that are part of the system collecting lymph from the lymphatic capillaries and draining it into the subclavian veins by way of the right lymphatic duct and the thoracic duct

called also lymph duct

Dictionary Entries Near lymphatic duct

Cite this Entry

“Lymphatic duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lymphatic%20duct. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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