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  1. Thoracic Duct
  2. Lymph Nodes
  3. Lymphoid Follicles
  4. Tonsillar Crypts
  5. Lymphoma
  1. a the major duct of the lymphatic system
  2. b These form parts of the lymphatic organs and tissues. (example: Spleen, Thymus, Tonsils)
  3. c portion of tonsils that trap and destroy bacteria and particulate matter.
  4. d solid, spherical bodies consisting of tightly packed reticular elements and cells- often form parts of larger lymphoid organs (found isolated in distal small intestine and appendix)
  5. e a neoplasm (tumor) of lymph tissue that is usually malignant

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland are examples of what?
  2. specialized white blood cells that patrol the body searching for antigens that produce infections
  3. Vessels that bring lymph draining from connective tissue into a lymph node en route to the blood.
  4. located on the left and right sides of the throat in the area that is visible through the mouth
  5. This is the system of drainage vessels that collect interstitial fluid and returns it to the bloodstream. (AKA- Lymphatic Vessels)

5 True/False questions

  1. Lymphoid TissueAn 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.


  2. Reticular Cellsproduce reticular fiber stroma (network for other cells)


  3. Appendixa vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch


  4. Lymphatic CapillariesThese are formed by the largest lymphatic collecting vessels. ("Lumbar, Bronchomediastinal, Subclavian,


  5. Elephantiasisinflammation of a lymph vessel