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what is the definition or description of: lymphatic?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Fluid vessels: Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues which would gradually expand.

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How does the structure of lymphatic capillaries correlate with their function?

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Dr. Vernon Barton
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Intelligent design: The fluid carried by the blood stream/arteries leaks out into the tissues through the capillary walls and when the tissues are healthy, are drawn into the minute lymph channels and flows back into the blood stream at the superior vena cava just above the heart before the blood goes through the lungs for re-oxygenation. Impairment of the delicate channels or lymph nodes results in edema.
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What does vascularity and lymphatics in normal parametrium?

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What is the largest lymphatic vessel?

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Thoracic duct: Is largest lymph vessel in the body.

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