Lymphatic gland
Lymphatic Lym*phat"ic, a. [L. lymphaticus distracted, frantic: cf. F. lymphatique] pertaining to, containing, or conveying lymph. [1913 Webster]

2. Madly enthusiastic; frantic. [Obs.] `` Lymphatic rapture. '' --Sir T. Herbert. [See {Lymphate}.] [1913 Webster]

{Lymphatic gland} (Anat.), one of the solid glandlike bodies connected with the lymphatics or the lacteals; -- called also {lymphatic ganglion}, and {conglobate gland}.

{Lymphatic temperament} (Old Physiol.), a temperament in which the lymphatic system seems to predominate, that is, a system in which the complexion lacks color and the tissues seem to be of loose texture; hence, a temperament lacking energy, inactive, indisposed to exertion or excitement. See {Temperament}. [1913 Webster]


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