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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Vaso linfático

Lymphatic vessel (lim-FA-tik )
A thin tube that carries lymph (lymphatic fluid) and white blood cells through the lymphatic system. Also called lymph vessel.

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