← Lymphatic Vessels Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Red pulp of the spleen primarily_____
- Crypts (def.)
- The 4 main 'other' lymphoid organs
- There are 2 drainage points where lymphatic fluid is returned to the blood:
- Thymus gland function:
- a 1. Right lymphatic duct - drains into right subclavian vein. "Upper Right Quadrant". Includes right arm right shoulder, right side of head. 2. Thoracic duct - drains into L. Subclavian vein - includes rest of body.
- b Matures lymphocytes to become t-lymphocytes.
- c removes old blood cells.
- d deep grooves in tonsils which catch antigens for inspection.
- e Spleen (largest lymph organ), Thymus (behind the manubrium), Tonsils, Peyer's patches (intestines and appendix, i.e., ilium).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Located: left hypochondriac region, behind stomach and above left kidney. Fibrous capsule. Blood-filled, lobular compartments.
- removes blood antigens.
- inspiration, skeletal muscles, valves
- circular structures in the cortex of lymph nodes which produce antibodies from b-lymphocytes.
- specialized structures located in the villi of the intestine that absorb fat.
5 True/False Questions
Lymph (def.) → Too much interstitial fluid (lymph) in the tissues. Also, too little drainage of fluid.
Thymosin: → Regulates development of t-lymphocytes.
The 3 types of vessels that serve the capillaries → pharyngeal, palatine, lingual
Edema (def.) → Any fluid that has gone into the tissue area and not returned to the blood.
Another name for an 'invader' that our immune system will attack or identify as 'non-self' is______. → antigen