lymphatic duct

noun

Medical Definition of lymphatic duct

: 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

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“Lymphatic duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lymphatic%20duct. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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