Lymphatic/Immunity

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thymus

regresses considerably with age

spleen

largest lymphatic organ; red and white pulp

lymph nodes

bean shaped; has efferent and afferent vessels

red bone marrow

primary lymphatic organs

thymus

primary lymphatic organs

lymph nodes

secondary lymphatic organs

spleen

secondary lymphatic organs

tonsils

secondary lymphatic nodules associated with nasal and oral cavities

MALT

secondary lymphatic nodules located in connective tissue of mucous membranes

peyer's patches

secondary lymphatic nodules located in the small interstine

lymph nodes

filter lymphs

spleen

filters blood and contains red and white pulp

thymus

Program T cells for immunocompetence

red bone marrow

Program B cells for immunocompetence

plasma

fluid becomes interstitial fluid

interstitial fluid

fluid becomes lymph

blood

interstitial fluid plus blood cells and large proteins

cisterna chyli

sac-like vessel

thoracic duct

left lymphatic duct

lymphatic vessels

merge to form lymphatic trunks

lymphatic trunks

merge to form lymphatic ducts

cisterna chyli

the thoracic duct begins here

thoracic duct

drains the legs, abdominal area, and left side of the body

lymphatic duct

drains the right side of thorax, arm, head, and neck

thoracic duct

longer lymphatic duct

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