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5 Matching questions

  1. Pharyngeal Tonsils
  2. Medulla
  3. Tubal Tonsils
  4. Lymphoid Organs
  5. Efferent Lymphatic Vessels
  1. a the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  2. b Lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland are examples of what?
  3. c a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
  4. d Vessels leaving the lymph node
  5. e These are a pair of lymphoid organs which lie just behind the openings of the pharyngotympanic tubes into the pharynx; they 'are hidden'

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. These receive lymph from lymphatic capillaries, contain more valves than veins, superficial and deep, pass through lymph nodes where it is monitored and cleared of pathogens and cancer cells
  2. cells that develop from B cells and produce antibodies.
  3. located on the left and right sides of the throat in the area that is visible through the mouth
  4. a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
  5. chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)

5 True/False questions

  1. Hodgkin's Diseasepainless progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and lymphoid tissue; symptoms include anorexia, lassitude, weight loss, fever, itching, night sweats, and anemia


  2. Cortexthe tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal


  3. Elephantiasisinflammation of a lymph vessel


  4. Lymphocytesform in the bone marrow and release antibodies that fight bacterial infections.


  5. Lactealsa sticky, gelatinous substance around the cell wall; allows cells to stick together or to the host cell