- n. Plural form of lymphatic.
“Between the capillary vessels and the lymphatics is the tissue fluid, in which all the exchange takes place.”
“At Fig. 59 is a magnified view of another set of vessels, called the lymphatics or absorbents.”
“Lymph is a natural fluid that oozes from the bloodstream into the tissues and which is normally gathered back into the circulation by a network of fine tubes called the lymphatics.”
“The immediate cause of dropsy is the paralysis of some other branches of the absorbent system, which are called lymphatics, and which open into the larger cavities of the body, or into the cells of the cellular membrane; whence those cavities or cells become distended with the fluid, which is hourly secreted into them for the purpose of lubricating their surfaces.”
“The diabætes consists in the inverted motions of the urinary lymphatics, which is generally I suppose owing to the too great action of some other branch of the absorbent system.”
“Her significant scientific contributions to lymphatics led to papers and a chapter in the Manual of Human Embryology (1910-1912).”
“Longer-chain fats get taken up into the lymphatics and are dumped into the bloodstream through the thoracic duct.”
“The lymphatics are small vessels and take a long time to move their contents along since there is no heartbeat pushing them as there is with blood.”
“Once in the lymphatics, fats make their way to the thoracic duct, which empties into a large vein in the upper chest.”
“Reservoirs or wells would be contaminated or food poisoned with an effect similar to that resulting from inhalation of dust or smoke, "and in the respiratory tract," articles smaller than 1 - [micron] are more likely to be deposited in the alveoli where they will either remain indefinitely or be absorbed into the lymphatics or blood ...”
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