lymphaticostomy

[ lĭm-făt′ĭ-kŏstə-mē ]

n.

Surgical construction of an opening into a lymphatic duct.

Nearby words

  1. lymphatic plexus,
  2. lymphatic sinus,
  3. lymphatic system,
  4. lymphatic tissue,
  5. lymphatic vessel,
  6. lymphatitis,
  7. lymphatolysis,
  8. lymphectasia,
  9. lymphedema,
  10. lymphemia


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