Lymphatic system worksheet

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Recovery from a disease is what type of immunity?

Naturally aquired active immunity

What is genetic immunity?

Due to our genetic make-up. cannot get disease from other species.

What two things do vaccines provide specific for one foreign antigen?

Antibodies and memory cells.

Why is the second exposure for one foreign antigen not as bad as the first?

We have memory cells that prevent the 2nd case.

The labeling of a foreign antigen by antibodies is called what?

Opsonization.

What is humoral immunity?

Involves Antibody production and destroys Foreign Antigen

Name the 2 cells that are involved in recognition

macrophage and Helper-T

Where are T-cells produced in the embryo?

Bone Marrow

T-cells that remember a foreign antigen are called what?

Memory T-cells

What are T-cells?

A sub-group of lymphocytes involved in the immune response

In the fetus, this organ is important for the development of the immune system.

Thymus gland

What is theh function of the Adult spleen?

To produce lymphatcytes and monocytes, To contain plasma cells which produce antibodies, store platelets and destroy them when they are no longer useful, phagocytize old RBCs and produce bilirubin.

Name the organs that will take place of the spleen, when removed.

Liver, and Red Bone Marrow

Where is the spleen located?

ULQ of the abdominal cavity

What is the function of the lymph nodules?

To produce lymphocytes and monocytes

Give a general location of the lymph nodules

Beneath the epithelium of all mucous membrances and nearest to enviromental openings.

Water found in lymph vessels is called what?

Plasma

Tissue fluid that enters the lymph capillaries is called what?

Lymph

What prevents the back flow of lymph?

Valves

name 4 types of immunity

Genetic, aquired, active, and passive

The job of lacteals?

To absorb fat soluble and products of digestion (vitamin A,D,E,K and fatty acids)

Define immunity

Ability to destroy pathogens or other F.A.

What is aggulation?

Clumping

What is artificially aquired active immunity?

Vaccine

What is the function of the Ige antibody?

Release Hestamine

What is the purpose for vaccines?

to prevent disease

3 diseases vaccines have taken control of

small pox, pertussis, mumps, and polio

Define allergy

Hypersensitivity to Foreign Antigen

Lymphatic vessel that returns Lymph to the rest of the body

Thoracic duct

Lymph nodes and nodules and the splee produce the WBCs called what

monocytes

Why do plant viruses not cause diease in ppl?

Genetic make-up

The Cyternl Chyli collect lymph from where?

the lower part of the body

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