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5 Matching questions

  1. Red Pulp
  2. Lymphoid Tissue
  3. Tonsillar Crypts
  4. Right Lymphatic Duct
  5. Thoracic Duct
  1. a the major duct of the lymphatic system
  2. b receives lymph from the right upper part of the body
  3. c 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. d portion of tonsils that trap and destroy bacteria and particulate matter.
  5. e consists of reticular cells and fibers(cords of Billroth), surrounds the splenic sinuses

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  2. These are a pair of lymphoid organs which lie just behind the openings of the pharyngotympanic tubes into the pharynx; they 'are hidden'
  3. connective tissue strands that extend in to divide the node into compartments
  4. Found within the lymph nodes, they are phagocytes that destroy bacteria, cancer cells, and other foreign matter in the lymphatic stream.
  5. swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues

5 True/False questions

  1. Lymph NodesThese form parts of the lymphatic organs and tissues. (example: Spleen, Thymus, Tonsils)


  2. Chylea ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity


  3. Dendritic Cellsspecialized white blood cells that patrol the body searching for antigens that produce infections


  4. Efferent Lymphatic VesselsVessels that bring lymph draining from connective tissue into a lymph node en route to the blood.


  5. LymphaticsThis is the system of drainage vessels that collect interstitial fluid and returns it to the bloodstream. (AKA- Lymphatic Vessels)