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Lymphatic/Immunity

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thymus
regresses considerably with age
spleen
largest lymphatic organ; red and white pulp
lymph nodes
bean shaped; has efferent and afferent vessels
red bone marrow
primary lymphatic organs
thymus
primary lymphatic organs
lymph nodes
secondary lymphatic organs
spleen
secondary lymphatic organs
tonsils
secondary lymphatic nodules associated with nasal and oral cavities
MALT
secondary lymphatic nodules located in connective tissue of mucous membranes
peyer's patches
secondary lymphatic nodules located in the small interstine
lymph nodes
filter lymphs
spleen
filters blood and contains red and white pulp
thymus
Program T cells for immunocompetence
red bone marrow
Program B cells for immunocompetence
plasma
fluid becomes interstitial fluid
interstitial fluid
fluid becomes lymph
blood
interstitial fluid plus blood cells and large proteins
cisterna chyli
sac-like vessel
thoracic duct
left lymphatic duct
lymphatic vessels
merge to form lymphatic trunks
lymphatic trunks
merge to form lymphatic ducts
cisterna chyli
the thoracic duct begins here
thoracic duct
drains the legs, abdominal area, and left side of the body
lymphatic duct
drains the right side of thorax, arm, head, and neck
thoracic duct
longer lymphatic duct