lymphatic, adj. & n.
1 of or secreting or conveying lymph (lymphatic gland).
2 (of a person) pale, flabby, or sluggish.
--n. a veinlike vessel conveying lymph.
lymphatic system a network of vessels conveying lymph.
orig. = frenzied, f. L lymphaticus mad f. Gk numpholeptos seized by nymphs: now assoc. with LYMPH (on the analogy of spermatic etc.)
water, serum, serosity, lymph, rheum, diluent, agua, aqua, pani, dilution, maceration, lotion, washing, immersion, humectation, infiltration, spargefaction, affusion, irrigation, douche, balneation, bath, deluge, high water, flood tide, watery, aqueous, aquatic, hydrous, lymphatic
, balneal, diluent, drenching, diluted, weak, wet, the waters are out.