A&P II Chapter 20

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A&P II Chapter 20
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Lymphatic System
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  1. Small thin channels collect and carry tissue fluid from the body to ultimately drain back into the blood stream.
    Lymphatics
  2. The lymph vessels use the contraction of skeletal muscles and ___ for movement the lymph
    Lymphatic valves
  3. Lymph transport system begins in microscopic blind ended ___
    Lymphatic Capillaries
  4. ___ is a lymph vessel that carries lymph, and is formed by union of many efferent lymph vessels.
    Lymph trunk
  5. Two lymph ducts in the body are ___ & ___
    • 1 Right lymph duct
    • 2 Thoracic duct.
  6. A ___ is a great lymphatic vessel that empties lymph into one of the subclavian veins.
    Lymph duct
  7. Lymph from right upper body, right side of head & thorax is drained into
    Right lymph duct
  8. Lymph from left upper body & lower body is drained into
    Thoracic duct.
  9. ___ collects lymph from lumber trunks & intestinal trunk
    Cisterna chyli
  10. ___ cells regulates the immune response or directly attract and destroy foreign cells.
    T-Cells
  11. ___ produce plasma cells that secrete antibodies that will immobilize antigens
    B-Cells
  12. ___ is made in the red marrow (neutrophils or monocytes) which will phagocytize foreign substances and activate T-cells
    Macrophages (WBC)
  13. Fibroblasts that produce the reticular fiber network which supports other cells in lymphoid organs.
    Recticular Cells
  14. ___ functions to house lymphocytes, and strategic point for Lymphocyte & Microphages
    Tissue
  15. Large lymph nodes are located at ___ region
    Cervical, Inguinal & axillary
  16. ___ act as a lymph filter where macrophages reside to phagocytize and lymphocytes are ready to be activated and attack against antigens.
    Lymph Node
  17. Lymph Nodes contains __ and __ vessels
    Afferent & Efferent
  18. ___ is a Lymphoid organ located at left upper quadrant,or left hypochondriac region
    Spleen
  19. Spleen is located behind the stomach and beneath the ___
    diaphragm
  20. Spleen stores ___ and __
    Iron, Platelets
  21. RBC production in fetus is carried by ___
    Spleen
  22. After splenectomy macrophages in __ & __ take over its function
    Liver, Bone
  23. ___ is large in infant,growth through adolescence, then atrophies
    Thymus Gland
  24. T lymphocyte is maturated in ___
    Thymus Gland
  25. MALT stands for ___
    Mucosal Associated Lymphatic Tissue
  26. MALTS are
    • Tonsils
    • Peyer's Patch
    • Appendix
    • wall of bronchi

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