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5 Matching questions

  1. Splenic Cords
  2. White Pulp
  3. T Lymphocytes
  4. Plasma Cells
  5. Lymph Sinuses
  1. a cells that develop from B cells and produce antibodies.
  2. b That region of the spleen within PALS; predominant immune cell is the T cell and where primary T cell responses can occur.
  3. c network of reticular cells which produce reticular fibers; spaces between fibers are occuplied by macrophages and blood cells that have come from the capillaries
  4. d Lymphocytes that develop in the thymus and are responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Their cell-surface antigen receptor is called the T-cell receptor.
  5. e Spaces between these groups of lymphatic tissues. These spaces contain a network of fibers and the macrophage cells.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma)
  3. a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
  4. a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
  5. swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues

5 True/False questions

  1. Spleenmucosa-associated lymphatic tissue; composted of Peyer's patches, tonsils, appendix and lymphoid nodules in the bronchii; protects passages that open to exterior from the nerver-ending onslaughts of foreing matter entering them


  2. Diffuse Lymphatic TissueVessels leaving the lymph node


  3. Lymphangitisinflammation of a lymph vessel


  4. Tubal TonsilsCollection of lymphoid follicles on the base, posterior, or pharyngeal portion of the dorsum of the tongue.


  5. Lymphatic CapillariesThese are the vessels where lymph first enters the lymphatics. These are made up of loose endothelial cells that form flaplike minivalves held outward by collagen filaments which give them extreme permeability.


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