lymph: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (limf), [key]
— n.
  1. a clear yellowish, slightly alkaline, coagulable fluid, containing white blood cells in a liquid resembling blood plasma, that is derived from the tissues of the body and conveyed to the bloodstream by the lymphatic vessels.
  2. the sap of a plant.
  3. a stream or spring of clear, pure water.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. ofbefore a vowel: lymphoma.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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