Lygodium palmatum, much prized for indoor ornament, inhabits shaded and moist grassy places, from
Massachusetts to Virginia and Kentucky, and sparingly southwards.
(Ly"ing) p. pr. & vb. n. of Lie, to tell a falsehood.
Lying panel (Arch.), a panel in which the grain of the wood is horizontal. [R.] Lying to (Naut.),
having the sails so disposed as to counteract each other.
(Ly"ing), p. pr. & vb. n. of Lie, to be supported horizontally.
1. The state attending, and consequent to, childbirth; confinement.
2. The act of bearing a child.
(Ly"ing*ly), adv. In a lying manner; falsely.
(Ly"ken) v. t. [See Like, v. t. ] To please; chiefly used impersonally. [Obs.] " Sith it lyketh
(Lym or Lym"hound`) , n. A dog held in a leam; a bloodhound; a limehound. [Obs.] Shak.
(Ly*mail") n. See Limaille. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Lyme" grass`) (Bot.) A coarse perennial grass of several species of Elymus, esp. E. Canadensis,
and the European E. arenarius.
(Lymph) n. [L. lympha: cf. F. lymphe.]
1. A spring of water; hence, water, or a pure, transparent liquid like water.
A fountain bubbled up, whose lymph sereneTrench.
Nothing of earthly mixture might distain.
2. (Anat.) An alkaline colorless fluid, contained in the lymphatic vessels, coagulable like blood, but free
from red blood corpuscles. It is absorbed from the various tissues and organs of the body, and is finally
discharged by the thoracic and right lymphatic ducts into the great veins near the heart.
3. (Med.) A fibrinous material exuded from the blood vessels in inflammation. In the process of healing
it is either absorbed, or is converted into connective tissue binding the inflamed surfaces together.
Lymph corpuscles (Anat.), finely granular nucleated cells, identical with the colorless blood corpuscles,
present in the lymph and chyle. Lymph duct (Anat.), a lymphatic. Lymph heart. See Note
under Heart, n., 1.
(||Lym`pha*de*ni"tis) n. [NL. See Lymph, and Adenitis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the
lymphatic glands; called also lymphitis.
(||Lym`pha*de*no"ma) n. [NL. See Lymph, Aden-, and -oma.] (Med.) See Lymphoma.
(||Lym*phan`ge*i"tis) n. [NL., from L. lympha lymph + Gr. vessel + -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation
of the lymphatic vessels. [Written also lymphangitis.]
(Lym*phan"gi*al) a. [See Lymphangeitis.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the lymphatics, or
lymphoid tissue; lymphatic.
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