Lymph Hearts

Science / Biology / Lymph Hearts: Contractile enlargements of vessels that pump lymph back into the veins; found in fish, amphibians, and reptiles.

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy

Health / Massage / Lymphatic Drainage Therapy: A hands-on method for lymphatic drainage involving flat hands, utilizing all of the fingers to stimulate wave-like movements. This enables the practitioner to feel the rhythm of the body fluids to det MORE

Lymphatic System

Science / Biology / Lymphatic System: A network of glands and vessels that drain interstitial fiuid from body tissues and return it to the circulatory system. MORE


Science / Biology / Lymphocytes: White blood cells that arise in the bone marrow and mediate the immune response; include T cells and B cells. MORE

Manual Lymph Drainage

Health / Massage / Manual Lymph Drainage: The strokes applied in manual lymph drainage are intended to stimulate the movement of the lymphatic fluids in order to assist the body in cleansing. This is a gentle, rhythmical technique that cleans MORE

Lymphatic Circulation

Science / Biology / Lymphatic Circulation: A secondary circulatory system that collects fiuids from between the cells and returns it to the main circulatory system; the circulation of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. MORE


Health / Massage / Lymphatic: 1. One of the lymphatics, vessel that convey the lymph fluid. 2. Pertaining to the lymph, lymphoid tissue, or lymphocytes. 3. Lacking energy. Sluggish. From the Latin lympha (water or water goddess), MORE