lymphatic lymphatic  /ˌlɪm ˈfæ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or produced by lymph

Usage(s):

  1. By a still-obscure method, the lymphatic system picks up this protein,, which then flows to lymphatic collection points.
  2. The lymphatic system will react as if you're suffocating, but your body will not cease to function.
  3. Garcia Marquez, 75, who has been fighting lymphatic cancer since 1999, intends this book to be the first of three volumes.

News

  1. Haiti close to eliminating lymphatic filariasis - June 15, 2013 - Press Release

    Haiti’s public health experts are one step closer to completely ridding its population of a disease that has long plagued the country. For the first time, millions of Haitians are now protected from the infectious, parasitic disease called lymphatic filariasis (LF).
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  2. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Results from Two Lymphoseek® and Radiolabeled Colloid Studies in ...

    DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Results from Two Lymphoseek® and Radiolabeled Colloid Studies in Lymphatic Mapping for Breast Cancer at SNMMI
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "I am glad to announce that I have decided to establish the President's Lymphatic Filariasis Fund to buttress efforts to fight against this preventable disease . We would like to raise about Sh500 billion in the next few months. Such amount will...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Jakaya Kikwete Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. Agreeing with Dr. Moore on the health impact of KSHV, Robert Gallo MD, Epiphany co-founder and co-discoverer of HIV and HTLV, added, "This virus also is involved in at least a few other serious diseases, including an unusual cancer of the lymphatic...
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Robert Gallo Source: Yahoo! News (press release)

  3. Hearing that, Boone joked, "I have a good lymphatic system."
    on Apr 17, 2004 By: Bret Boone Source: Seattle Times

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