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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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Lymphatic fluid (lim-FA-tik )
The clear fluid that travels through the lymphatic system and carries cells that help fight infections and other diseases. Also called lymph.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.