noun. ['ˈlɪmf'] a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle; is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels.
- cardiovascular system
- bodily fluid
- body fluid
- liquid body substance
- ill humor
- lympha (Latin)
- νύμφη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Lymph
Example sentences of the word lymph
1. Noun, singular or mass
The ear lymph nodes are just one group of over 600 total lymph nodes present in the human body.
When any of these lymph nodes swell, they have the ability to cause pain.
Quotes containing the word lymph
1. It is possible that these millions of suns, along with thousands of millions more we cannot see, make up altogether but a globule of blood or lymph in the veins of an animal, of a minute insect, hatched in a world of whose vastness we can frame no conception, but which nevertheless would itself, in proportion to some other world, be no more than a speck of dust.
- Anatole France, The Garden of Epicurus