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Anatomy #29Lymphatic

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Spleen
The largest lymphatic organ, a blood reservoir
Lymph Nodes
Filter lymph
Thymus
Particularly large and important during youth; produces hormones that help to program the immune system
Tonsils
Collectively called MALT
Spleen
Removes aged and defective red blood cells
Peyer's Patches
Prevents bacteria from breaching the intestinal wall
Spleen
Site of hemopoiesis in embryos