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A 39-year-old member asked:

What can you tell me about the lymphatic system?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Lymphatic system: The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system, comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph (from latin lympha 'water goddess')directionally towards the heart.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are illnesses in lymphatic system?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Lymlphatics: The lymphatic a are involved with virtually every disease process. The lymphocytic diseases may be what you refer to.
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A 21-year-old member asked:

What is the lymphatic system?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Infection Defense: The lymph system is the part of the immune system comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph unidirectionally toward the heart. Lymphoid tissue is found in many organs, particularly the lymph nodes, and in the lymphoid follicles associated with the digestive system such as the tonsils. It is part of your body's infection fighting system.
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