A & P - "LYMPHATIC SYS"

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A & P - "LYMPHATIC SYS"
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Lymphatic Sys- Quiz Review
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  1. Subgroup of circulatory Sys
    • Cardiovascular {Heart & Blood Vessels}
    • Blood Vessels {Blood, Veins, & Capulary Sys}
  2. *3 Functions of the Lymphatic Sys*
    • 1. Collects the Interstital Fluid & brings it bk 2 the blood.
    • 2. Fights against infections & protects immunity response
    • 3. Absorbs fat from the Intestine & transports it 2 the Blood.
  3. *The Lymphatic Sys consists of*...
    • - Lymph fluid(Clear), No RBC's
    • - Lymphatic Vessels- which carries Lymph???
  4. *Lymphoid Tiss*
    • - Lymph Node
    • - Tonsils{3 types: Palatine, Pharyngeal, & Lingual}
    • - Thymus Gland
    • - Spleen (blood cells become old & die w/in the spleen)
  5. *The Lymphatic Sys*
    • - empities in/2 the Circulatory sys
    • - there r No RBC's
    • - there r No Platelets
    • -absorbs fat frm the intestine
  6. The 3 types of Cells in the blood???
    • 1. Erythrocytes (RBC's)
    • 2. Platelets (Thrombocytes)
    • 3. Leukocytes (WBC's)
  7. 2 groups of white blood cells {WBC}
    • 1. Agranulocytes
    • {-Monocyte
    • - Lymphocyte]

    2. Granulocytes
  8. Major sites of Lymph Node concentration
    • - Cervical Region
    • - Axillary Region (Arm pit)
    • - Mediastinum
    • - Inguinal Region (Groin)
    • - Adenoids
  9. *Spleen*
    • - Composed of Lynphatic Tiss
    • - Location: UL Quad adjacent 2/near the stomach
    • - "Produces, Stores & Eliminates blood cells"
    • - Largest Organ in the bdy
  10. *Spleen*
    • - Destruction of R.B.C's by Macrophage
    • - Filtration of the blood
    • - Activates B Lymphocytes (B Lymphocytes prod antibodies C-Lymphocytes R phagocytes)
    • - Stores blood
  11. *Thymus Gland* {4 Components}
    • 1. Composed of Lymphatic tiss
    • 2. Location: Upper Mediastinum in the chest/bet. the lungs
    • 3. Large in childhood but its size decreases in age.
    • 4. Helps the body develop immunity & fights against infections

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