lymphatic etymology

English word lymphatic comes from English lymph, English -atic

Detailed word origin of lymphatic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lymph English (eng) (obsolete, poetical) Pure water.. (physiology, immunology) A colourless, watery, bodily fluid carried by the lymphatic system, that consists mainly of white blood cells.. Discharge from a sore, inflammation etc.
-atic English (eng)
lymphatic English (eng) (anatomy) Pertaining to lymph or the lymphatic system.. (obsolete) Madly enthusiastic; frantic.. Lacking energy or enthusiasm; having characteristics once associated with an excess of lymph: lack of muscle tone, paleness, sluggishness, etc. (anatomy) A vessel that transports lymph.

Words with the same origin as lymphatic

Descendants of -atic
Noahtic acmatic angiolymphatic endolymphatic erotematic glymphatic lymphatically multiparadigmatic nonparadigmatic paradigmatic paradigmatically paradigmaticism postparadigmatic preparadigmatic theorematic venolymphatic