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  1. Functions of lymphatic system
    • fluid drainage
    • immunity
    • lipid absorption
  2. Lymp
    fluid that travels throughout the lmphatic system

    clear intersitial fluid that directly interacts with the capillaries as nutrients are delivered and removed from the circulatory system

    composed of water and collect other particles along the way
  3. Lymphatic vessels
    transport the lymph and connect into the cardiovascular system at the right and left subclavian viens
  4. Lymphatic tissues
    contains lymphocytes and macrophages which are developed, stored and sctivated with lymphatic organs
  5. tissue fluid
    consists of lymph surrounded by endothelial cells and has openings linning the capillarys opening respond to increased pressure increases the openings are forced open and allow the lmph to enter into capillaries
  6. anchoring filaments
    black balls attached to chords

    when pressure increases the tissue streches and pulls on the anchor filaments which open the openings wider and allow for more interstitial fluid to enter

    opens close as pressure decreases they reduce tension and pull the interstitual s pressure down
  7. lymphatic vessels
    also known as collecting vessels

    main job is to transport

    they have one way control valves which control lmph flow and prevents backflowing

    valves opoen and close based of pressure

    also function of vein contraction, muscle contration within thoracic cavity moves fluid as cavity exspands
  8. lymph nodes
    filter and monitor lymph for pathogens, bacteria and virues

    have the ability to trap pathogens for later identification and assistance

    located in high concentractions

    centered around groin abdomen and armpit region
  9. lymphamatic trunk
    major emptying and lymph filtering stations classified as lumbar, intestinal, bronchmedianastinal, subclavian, and jugular trunk
  10. lumbar trunk
    drains the lower limbs pelvis kidneys, adrenal glands and abdominal wall
  11. intestinal trunk
    drains tsomach intestines,pancreas spleen, and liver
  12. bronchmedialstinal
    drains thoracic walls, lungs and heart area
  13. subclavian trunk
    drains the upper limbs and jugular trunk drains head and neck
    has large amounts of chyle which is lymph fluid with fatty material and has a yellowish appearance
  15. Right lymphatic duct
    darins right jugular, subclavian vein,and brochmedialinstain truncks
  16. thoracic duct
    is longer and larger drains cysterna chyli left brocho, left subclavian, and left jugular
  17. subclavian draining
    right lymphatic drains into the right subclavian vein

    thoracic duct drains and emptys into left subclavian
  18. after lymp draining
    returns to cardiovascular system through veins goes to the kidney to be filtered as part of the blood waste products are removed ant then all material is reabsorbed diffused through the capillaries and reenter the interstitial tissue
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2011-11-02 20:14:46

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