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Lymphatic

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Located in secondary organs and tissues
Lymph nodes
Spleen
T Cells
Maturation and immunocompetency in red bone marrow
B Cells
Maturation and immunocompetency in red bone marrow
Cisterra Chyli
Sac-like vessel
Thoracic & Lymphatic
Merge to form lymphatic trunks
Lymphatic Trunks
Merge to form lymphatic ducts
Cisterra CChyli
The thoracic duct begins here
Thoracic Duct
Drains the legs, abdominal area, and left side of the body
Right lymphatic duct
Drains the right side of thorax, arm, head, and neck
Thoracic duct
The longer lymphatic duct
Thoracic duct
Left lymphatic duct
Blood
Fluid that becomes interstitial fluid
Interstitial Fluid
Fluid that becomes lymph
Plasma
Interstitial fluid plus blood cells and large proteins
Lymph nodes
filters lymph
Sites for the immune response
*MALT
*Appendix
*Peyer's Patches
*Tonsils
*Spleen
*Lymph node
Spleen
Filters blood and contains red and white pulp
Thymus
Programs T cells for immunocompetence
Red bone marrow
Programs B cells for immunocompetence
Regresses considerably with age
Thymus
Largest lymphatic organ; red and white pulp
Spleen
Bean-shaped; has efferent and afferent vessels
Lymph nodes
Primary lymphatic organs
Red bone marrow
Thymus
Secondary lymphatic organs
Lymph nodes
Spleen
Secondary lymphatic nodules associated with the nasal and oral cavities
Tonsils
Secondary lymphatic nodules located in connective tissue of mucous membranes
MALT
Secondary lymphatic nodules located in small intestine
Peyer's Patches
Lymph
The fluid found within lymphatic vessels, is formed from blood plasma
Lymphatic Vessels
*Follow the pathway of veins in the body and also have a similar structure, but they have thinner walls and more valves than veins
* Flow into a series or chain of lymph nodes where lymph is filterd