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5 Matching questions

  1. Cortex
  2. Diffuse Lymphatic Tissue
  3. Elephantiasis
  4. Splenic Cords
  5. Tubal Tonsils
  1. a scattered reticular tissue elements and associated lymphocytes; found in about every organ but especially in mucous membrane lining the respiratory and digestive tracts
  2. b a condition in which the limbs become extremely swollen and the skin hardens and thickens, happens when a large amount of filarial worms block lymphatic vessels
  3. c network of reticular cells which produce reticular fibers; spaces between fibers are occuplied by macrophages and blood cells that have come from the capillaries
  4. d the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  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. a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
  2. Vessels that bring lymph draining from connective tissue into a lymph node en route to the blood.
  3. An important component of the immune system, mainly because 1) houses and provides a proliferation site for lymphocytes and 2) furnishes an ideal surveillence vantage point for lymphocytes and macrophages.
  4. swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues
  5. This is the milky white lymph drained from intestine through lacteals.

5 True/False questions

  1. Medullaconsists of reticular cells and fibers(cords of Billroth), surrounds the splenic sinuses


  2. Lymphomaa neoplasm (tumor) of lymph tissue that is usually malignant


  3. Efferent Lymphatic Vesselsreceives lymph from the right upper part of the body


  4. Hassall's CorpusclesLymphoid follicles situated along the wall of the small intestine that trap antigens from the gastrointestinal tract and provide sites where B and T cells can interact with antigen


  5. Medullary Cordsthe inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal


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