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what is the function of the lymphatic system?
- -fluid balance
- -absorption of dietary lipids from digestive tract
most tissues contain lympatic vessels except?
- -nervous tissue
- -bone marrow
what is the two ways flow is ensured by the lymphatic system?
- -skeletal muscle action
- -respiratory pump action
- (same as veins)
lymph capillaries lack what structure?
a basement membrane
lymph noded are responsible for?
- -filtering the lymph
- -connecting in series
lymphatic organs contain?
- dendritic cells
- reticular cells
-most lymphatic cells attach to these fibers
-these fibers also help filter lymph and blood