← Chapter 20 - Human Anatomy and Physiology - The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Organs and Tissues - key terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Lymphatic System
- Hassall's Corpuscles
- Red Pulp
- a (anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ
- b consists of reticular cells and fibers(cords of Billroth), surrounds the splenic sinuses
- c reticular epithelial cells in medulla organized in concentric circles.
- d This consists of 3 parts: (1) lymphatic vessls (2) lymph (3) lymph nodes.
- e These are highly specialized lymphatic capillaries found in the villi in the intestinal mucosa. Named for its white appearance.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- specialized white blood cells that patrol the body searching for antigens that produce infections
- an enlarged pouch on the thoracic duct that serves as a storage area for lymph moving toward its point of entry into the venous system
- portion of tonsils that trap and destroy bacteria and particulate matter.
- Spaces between these groups of lymphatic tissues. These spaces contain a network of fibers and the macrophage cells.
- painless progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and lymphoid tissue; symptoms include anorexia, lassitude, weight loss, fever, itching, night sweats, and anemia
5 True/False Questions
Splenic Cords → extend from the cortex and contain B cells, T cells, and plasma cells
Diffuse Lymphatic Tissue → scattered reticular tissue elements and associated lymphocytes; found in about every organ but especially in mucous membrane lining the respiratory and digestive tracts
Peyer's Patches → Lymphoid follicles situated along the wall of the small intestine that trap antigens from the gastrointestinal tract and provide sites where B and T cells can interact with antigen
Lingual Tonsils → Collection of lymphoid follicles on the base, posterior, or pharyngeal portion of the dorsum of the tongue.
Cortex → the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal