lymphatic duct n.
Either of the two terminal lymph vessels that convey lymph to the bloodstream: right and left.
- Lymphatic leukemia
lymphatic leukemia n. See lymphocytic leukemia.
lymphaticostomy lym·phat·i·cos·to·my (lĭm-fāt’ĭ-kŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical construction of an opening into a lymphatic duct.
- Lymphatic plexus
lymphatic plexus n. A network of lymphatic capillaries that usually lack valves and join to form one or more larger lymphatic vessels that drain to lymph nodes.
- Lymphatic sinus
lymphatic sinus n. Any of the channels in a lymph node crossed by a reticulum of cells and fibers and bounded by littoral cells.