Definitions for "Lymphatics"
Keywords:  drain, vessel, thymus, fluid, venous
A circulatory system of vessels distinct from the blood vessel circulatory system that reaches most body areas. This system contains lymph fluid and immune system cells. Lymphatics drain into lymph nodes and, eventually, the bloodstream.• Main Glossary• Previous Page
Lymphatics are small thin channels similar to blood vessels. They do not carry blood, but collect and carry tissue fluid from the body to ultimately drain back into the blood stream.
system of tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry white blood cells that fight infection and other diseases. This system includes the bone marrow, spleen, thymus and lymph nodes and a network of thin tubes that carry lymph and white blood cells. These tubes branch, like blood vessels, into all the tissues of the body
Keywords:  pertaining, body, system
Pertaining to the lymphatic system of the body.