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The Lymphatic System and Immunity

Chapter 13
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A life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction of the immune system:
hives
anaphylactic shock
tonsillitis
appendicitis
allergy
anaphylactic shock
All of the following are true of antibodies EXCEPT:
are proteins produced by plasma cells
are also called immunoglobulins
are involved in humoral immunity
combine with specific antigens
are produced in the pituitary gland
are produced in the pituitary gland
Injection of protective antibodies (for example Hepatitis B antibodies for protection against Hepatitis B from a needle stick):
natural active immunity
natural passive immunity
artificial active immunity
artificial passive immunity
artificial passive immunity
The spleen is
highly vascularized
poorly vascularized
highly vascularized
Which one of the following is NOT a function of lymph nodes?
defense
white blood cell production
erythropoiesis (red blood cell production)
filtration of lymph
erythropoiesis (red blood cell production)
True/false All lymphocytes that circulate in the tissues arise from primitive cells in the bone marrow called stem cells
True
The largest lymphatic vessel in the body
brachiocephalic trunk
aorta
superiormesenteric duct
thoracic duct
inferior mesenteric duct
Thoracic duct
Antibodies (immunoglobulins) are produced by:
erythrocytes
plasma cells
T-lymphocytes
monocytes
eosinophils
plasma cells
Lymph flow in the body

moves only toward the heart
moves only away from the heart
moves both toward and away from the heart
moves only toward the heart
Inflammation is an example of:
innate immunity
specific immunity
innate immunity
Which one of the following is NOT a primary cell of the immune system?
neutrophil
erythrocyte
monocyte
T-lymphocyte
macrophage
erythrocyte
The spleen is located in:
the lower right quadrant of the abdomen
the lower left quadrant of the abdomen
the upper right quadrant of the abdomen
the upper left quadrant of the abdomen
the upper left quadrant of the abdomen
A Kupffer cell is a type of
eosinophil
macrophage
lymphocyte
basophil
neutrophil
macrophage
True/false The lymphatic system is an important component in maintaining homeostasis.
True
Adenoids is another name for the:
lingual tonsils
pharyngeal tonsils
palatine tonsils
pharyngeal tonsils
Involution is a process by which an organ is replaced with connective tissue and fat. This is typical of the
Thymus
All of the following are true of HIV/AIDS EXCEPT:
it is caused by a bacterium
Which one of the following is NOT considered a tonsil?
nasal
True/false Another name for nonspecific immunity is innate immunity.
True
The skin and mucosa serve a role in
nonspecific immunity