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water, digested nutrients, salts,hormones, oxygen carbon dioxide, lymphocytes and metabolic wastes such as urea
what is lymph composed of?
What is located throughout the body in almost all of the tissues that have blood vessels?
do capillaries then join together to form larger lymphatic vessels which pass through lymph nodes
what popularly called glands are located all over the body usually in groups or clusters?
carbon, cancer cells pathogens and dead blood cells
lymph nodes filter the lymph and remove what impurities?
lymphocytes (a type of leukocyte or white blood cell) and antibodies
what does the lymphatic tissue in the nodes produce?
does purified lymph, with lymphocytes and antibodies added leave the lymph node by a single vessel?
Right lymphatic duct and thoracic duct
what is the name of the 2 lymphatic ducts that the larger lymph vessels drain into?
right side of head and neck, the right chest and the right arm
right lymphatic duct ia a short tube that recieves all purified lymph from where?
the cisterna chyli serves as a storage area for purified lymph before lymph returns to the bloodstream
beneath the left side of diaphragm and in back of the upper part of the stomach
Where is the spleen located
produces leukocytes and antibodies, destroys old blood cells stores erthycoytes to release into bloodstream if excessive bleeding occurs destroys thrombocytes and filters metabolites and wasres from the body
what does the spleen do
inflamation or infection of the lymph nodes(occurs when large quanties of pathogens or cancer cells enter the lymph nodes and infect the tissue
antibiotics warm moist compresses or an incise to drain the node
What is the treatment for adenitis?
chronic malignant disease of the lymph nodes ( symptoms swelling of lymph nodes fever night sweats weight loss fatigue and pruritus (itching)
red streak extending up arm or leg from source of infection fever chills pain
symptoms of lymphangitis (treatment antibiotics rest elevation of infected part warm compressess
enlargement of the spleen results from an abnormal accumulation of red blood cells mononucleosis and cirrhosis of the liver
symptoms of splenomegaly are swelling abdominal pain destruction of red blood cells can lead to anemia
inflamation infection of the tonsils usually involves the pharyngeal (adenoid) and palatine tonsils
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