5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Pharyngeal Tonsils
- Tubal Tonsils
- Lymphoid Organs
- Efferent Lymphatic Vessels
- a the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
- b Lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland are examples of what?
- c a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
- d Vessels leaving the lymph node
- 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
- 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
- cells that develop from B cells and produce antibodies.
- located on the left and right sides of the throat in the area that is visible through the mouth
- a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
- chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
5 True/False questions
Hodgkin's Disease → painless progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and lymphoid tissue; symptoms include anorexia, lassitude, weight loss, fever, itching, night sweats, and anemia
Cortex → the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
Elephantiasis → inflammation of a lymph vessel
Lymphocytes → form in the bone marrow and release antibodies that fight bacterial infections.
Lacteals → a sticky, gelatinous substance around the cell wall; allows cells to stick together or to the host cell