Pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph.

2. Madly enthusiastic; frantic. " Lymphatic rapture. " .

<anatomy> [See Lymphate] Lymphatic gland, a temperament in which the lymphatic system seems to predominate, that is, a system in which the complexion lacks colour and the tissues seem to be of loose texture; hence, a temperament lacking energy, inactive, indisposed to exertion or excitement. See Temperament.

Origin: L. Lymphaticus distracted, frantic: cf. F. Lymphatique.

1. <anatomy> One of the lymphatic or absorbent vessels, which carry lymph and discharge it into the veins; lymph duct; lymphatic duct.

2. A mad enthusiast; a lunatic.

(01 Mar 1998)