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Chapter 20 -Lymphatic System

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Lymph is most similar to
blood plasma
Lymphatic collecting vessels are most closely associated with:
capillary beds
Once collected, lymph is returned to:
venous circulation.
Lymphatic vessels:
return tissue fluid to the bloodstream.
Which of the following is NOT a part of the lymphatic system?
blood vessels
lymphatic vessels
lymph
lymph nodes
blood vessels
Antibodies are produced by _______.
plasma cells
Which of the following lymphoid tissues/organs does not contain reticular connective tissue?
Thymus
Spleen
Lymph nodes
Tonsils
Thymus
Which of the following are considered the primary immune system cells?
lymphocytes
macrophages
plasma cells
dendritic cells
lymphocytes
Which of the following is NOT a lymphoid cell?
macrophage
reticular cell
dendritic cell
eosinophil
eosinophil
Which of the following is a role of lymph nodes?
They return lymph to circulation.
They produce lymph.
They filter lymph.
They produce red blood cells.
They filter lymph.
Which of the following is not a lymphoid tissue/organ?
Bone marrow
Tonsils
Spleen
Peyer's patches
Bone marrow
The ________ is (are) the most likely to become infected.
pharyngeal tonsil
palatine tonsils
lingual tonsil
tubal tonsil
palatine tonsils
What is/are the principal lymphoid organ(s) in the body?
lymph nodes
the thymus
the spleen
tonsils
lymph nodes
The thymus functions strictly in maturation of T cells.
True
Where are Peyer's patches located?
large intestine
proximal portion of the small intestine
appendix
distal portion of the small intestine
distal portion of the small intestine
Which of the following is NOT a part of the MALT?
tonsils
appendix
lymph nodes
Peyer's patches
lymph nodes
Which of the following is/are the simplest lymphoid organ(s)?
thymus gland
lymph nodes
spleen
tonsils
tonsils
Which lymphoid organ serves as the site where T lymphocytes become immunocompetent T cells?
spleen
tonsils
thymus gland
thyroid gland
thymus gland
Which lymphoid organ provides a site for lymphocyte proliferation and immune surveillance and response and provides blood-cleansing functions?
spleen
lymph node
spleen
Lymph arrives to the lymph nodes via efferent lymphatic vessels.
false
The first lymphoid organ to appear in development is (are) the:
appendix.
tonsils.
thymus.
lymph nodes
lymph nodes
Peyer's patches are located:
along the colon.
in the spleen.
along the small intestine.
in the liver.
along the small intestine.