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Give two examples of how lymphatic capillaries are different from blood capillaries
Lymphatic capillaries are more permeable and are "dead end" structures
The fluid found in blood is called___. The fluid found in lymphatic vessel s is called___.
What is the purpose of macrophages in the lymph nodes?
Phagocytosis and activation of immune response
Where is your spleen located?
in your upper left quadrant of your abdominal cavity, behind your stomach
The ___ are located around the pharynx and are considered this type of lymphatic tissue
Tonsils, lymphatic nodules
What are the two types of defense systems or immunity?
Non-specific (innate) and Specific ( adaptive)
What causes an inflamed area to become red and hot?
Dilated vessels (capillaries) cause more blood to rush through that area.
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