Lymphatic Word Elements Words

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Lymphatic Word Elements Words
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  1. agglutinogen
    producing immunity
  2. lymphopoiesis
    formation of lymphocytes or of lymphoid tissue
  3. lymphadenitis
    inflammation of a lymph gland (node)
  4. lymphyangioma
    tumor composed of lymphatic vessels
  5. phagocyte
    cell that swallows and eats (cellular debris)
  6. splenomegaly
    enlargement of the spleen
  7. thymoma
    tumor of the thymus gland, usually benign
  8. anaphylaxis
    against protection
  9. main functions of lymphatic system
    • drain excess interstitial fluid from tissue spaces and returns it to circulating blood
    • protects the body by defending against foreign or harmful agents, such as bacteria, viruses and cancerous cells
    • absorbs and transports digested fats to venous circulation
  10. interstitial fluid
    blood plasma filtrated through tiny capillaries into the spaces between cells

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