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Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system?
Transporting respiratory gases
The defense mechanism in which antibodies bind to soluble molecules, instead of cells, and cross-link into complexes is?
Clonal selection of B cells?
Results in the formation of plasma cells
Vaccinations result in which type of immunity?
Artificially acquired active immunity
Which of the following is a part of the second line of defense against microorganisms?
Peyer's patches are found in the distal portion of the?
Which of the following could cause inflammation?
All the above
The right lymphatic duct empties into the junction of the?
Right internal jugular and subclavian veins
Which of the following is NOT a function of lymph nodes?
Produce lymph fluid and cerebrospinal fluid
Which of the following is NOT a part of the lymphatic system?
Brings more leukocytes to the sight of infection
B lymphocytes develop immunocompetence in the?
Which branch of the immune system is antibody-mediated?
Which of these is part of the adaptive defense system?
Third line of defense
Which organelle within the phagocyte merges with the phagosome to help digest material?
Which lymphoid organ atrophies as we age?
Which of the following is considered a primary lymphoid organ?
The lymphatic capillaries are?
More permeable than blood capillaries
Flow of lymph through a lymph node is slowed due to?
Fewer eifernd vessels draining it compared to many afferent vessels feeding it
From the right leg, lymph moves in which order?
Right lumbar trunk, thoracic duct, left subclavian vein
Which of the following would NOT be classified as a lymphoid organ?
Regulatory T cells?
May function in preventing autoimmune reactions
Helper T cells?
Function in the digestive immune system activation
Immediate hypersensitivities that are systemic may cause?
Complement proteins and antibodies coat a microorganism and provide binding sites, enabling macrophages and neutrophils to phagocytize the organism. This phenomenon is termed?
B-lymphocytes are categorized as part of the adaptive branch of the immune system for all of the following reason but one. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons B-lymphocytes are considered part of the adaptive immunity?
They are a first line of defense that can begin killing pathogens immediately
Which of the following does NOT contain a mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue?
Functions of the spleen include all of those below EXCEPT?
Forming crypts that trap bacteria
The process in which endothelial cells of capillaries in inflamed ares project cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) to slow passing neutrophils is termed?
Tonsils have blind-ended structures called________ that trap bacteria and particular matter?
Leukocytes and macrophages to foreign substances secrete _______ to act on body's thermostat to raise body temperature?
What do lymphatic capillaries have that cardiovascular capillaries do not?
Which of these is part of the first line of defense?
The redness and heat of an inflamed area are due to local hyperemia caused by?
Which of the following are most abundant phagocytes, but die fighting?
The spleen differs from lymph nodes in which way?
It filters blood instead of lymph fluid
Which of the following lymphoid cells produce fibers called storm that act as scaffolding for the immune cells?
The process by which neutrophils follow a chemical trial to injured tissues is termed?
Lymph leaves a lymph node via?
Efferent lymphatic vessels
Small secondary lymphoid organs, which cluster along lymphatic vessels, are termed?
Cancer cells and virus infected body cells can be killed before activation of adaptive immunity by?
Natural killer cells
Specialized lymph capillaries present in intestinal mucosa that absorb digested fat are?
Which of the following is not a type of T cell?
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