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5 Matching questions

  1. Cisterna Chyli
  2. Hilum
  3. Tonsillar Crypts
  4. Pharyngeal Tonsils
  5. Spleen
  1. a portion of tonsils that trap and destroy bacteria and particulate matter.
  2. b a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
  3. c an enlarged pouch on the thoracic duct that serves as a storage area for lymph moving toward its point of entry into the venous system
  4. d a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
  5. e (anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. These are the vessels where lymph first enters the lymphatics. These are made up of loose endothelial cells that form flaplike minivalves held outward by collagen filaments which give them extreme permeability.
  2. consists of reticular cells and fibers(cords of Billroth), surrounds the splenic sinuses
  3. inflammation of a lymph vessel
  4. the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  5. form in the bone marrow and release antibodies that fight bacterial infections.

5 True/False questions

  1. Efferent Lymphatic VesselsVessels leaving the lymph node


  2. Subcapsular Sinusproduce reticular fiber stroma (network for other cells)


  3. LactealsThese are highly specialized lymphatic capillaries found in the villi in the intestinal mucosa. Named for its white appearance.


  4. Peyer's Patchesreticular epithelial cells in medulla organized in concentric circles.


  5. Lymphoid OrgansLymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland are examples of what?