5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Thoracic Duct
- Lymph Nodes
- Lymphoid Follicles
- Tonsillar Crypts
- a the major duct of the lymphatic system
- b These form parts of the lymphatic organs and tissues. (example: Spleen, Thymus, Tonsils)
- c portion of tonsils that trap and destroy bacteria and particulate matter.
- 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)
- e a neoplasm (tumor) of lymph tissue that is usually malignant
5 Multiple choice questions
- Lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland are examples of what?
- specialized white blood cells that patrol the body searching for antigens that produce infections
- Vessels that bring lymph draining from connective tissue into a lymph node en route to the blood.
- located on the left and right sides of the throat in the area that is visible through the mouth
- This is the system of drainage vessels that collect interstitial fluid and returns it to the bloodstream. (AKA- Lymphatic Vessels)
5 True/False questions
Lymphoid Tissue → 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.
Reticular Cells → produce reticular fiber stroma (network for other cells)
Appendix → a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
Lymphatic Capillaries → These are formed by the largest lymphatic collecting vessels. ("Lumbar, Bronchomediastinal, Subclavian,
Elephantiasis → inflammation of a lymph vessel