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The lymphoid system is a collection of __________________ which is distributed throughout the body
cells, tissues and organs
Functions of Lymphatic system:
- 1) defense mech. that protects against invasion by foreign substances (immunoserveillance)
- 2) returns extracellular fluid to circulartory system
- 3) Transport nutrients, waster and hormones in circulatory system
The lymphoid system is also called the ________ _________.
high pressure in blood capillaries forces water and solutes into the __________________ ______.
Lymph capillaries are composed of overlapping endothelium without a basement membrane. Overlapping cells form _________ _______.
Lymph capillaries absorb interstitial fluid (lymph) and cells (from diapedesis) in the
The lymph fluid and cells are transported through __________ ___________ to re-enter the circulatory system.
Lipid absorbed in the small intestine by specialized lymph vessels
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