lymphatic system

lymphatic system (plural lymphatic systems)

  1. (anatomy) In mammals, including humans, a network of lymph vessels and lymph nodes that transport fluid, fats, proteins, and lymphocytes to the bloodstream as lymph, and remove microorganisms and other debris from tissues.
  • lymph system
  • lymphoid system
  • systema lymphaticum

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