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Fluid that came out of capillary beds
The transport of interstitial fluid is renamed what?
What are two roles of the lymphatic system?
* Fat digestion
*Protects the body from bacterial invasion
going into lymph node
Filtered lymph Going out of Lymph Nodes through hilus.
An enlargement of the thoracic duct. Receives lymph from lower abdomen, pelvis and lower limbs.
specialized lymph vessels in small intestine that returns lipids to cysterna chyli.
The thoracic duct is also called
Left lymphatic duct
what type of fiber are lymph nodes made of ?
what are the indent in the Lymph nodes called?
what is the purpose of reticular fibers in lymph node?
slow down foreighn invaders for macrophage and lymphocytes to eat
What is the outer layer of the lymph node called?
What is the inner region of lymph nodes called?
What is in sub-capsular Sinus? (free space lymph node)
What do the dentritic cells do as part of the immune system?
Initiates immune response
What is in the outer cortex(Germinal Center) of lymph nodes?
B-cell lymphocytes with plasma and memory cells
What is in deep cortex of lymph nodes?
Mostly T-cell lymphocytes
What is in the medulla of lymph nodes?
B-cells and plasma cells
2nd response is also called?
Where does the thymus glad sit?
Ontop of heart
what is the Fuction of thymus?
Involved in training of t-lymphocytes to distinguish self from non self. Differentiates thymocytesinto t-lymphocytes
What are the four lymphocyte organ macrophages in tonsils?
1)Pharyngeal (adenoids) One only
2)Palatine ( Tonsils )
what is the largest lymphoid organ?
*A site for lymphocyte production, immune surveillance and response.
*stores breakdown products of RBC to be later processed by liver.
*can make blood in emergency
Blood clensing fuction of spleen
removal of bacteria , viruses, toxins, celluar debris
3 Function of Lymph Nodes
1)Filter foreighn particles from lymph
2)produce and house lymphphocytes
3)House macrophage to engulf and destroy foreighn particles