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lymphat'ic sys"tem




Anat., Zool.the system by which lymph is returned from the cells to the blood and by which white blood cells are produced in response to inflammation or presence of antigens; in mammals, the system includes the lymph glands, vessels and sinuses through which lymph is carried, and lymphoid tissues, as bone marrow and the thymus. Also called lymph system.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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