5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Lymphatic Collecting Vessels
- Lymphatic Capillaries
- Thoracic Duct
- Reticular Cells
- a 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.
- b the major duct of the lymphatic system
- c 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
- d This is the name for fluid once it has entered the lymphatics. ("Clear Water")
- e produce reticular fiber stroma (network for other cells)
5 Multiple choice questions
- Composed of reticular fibers within a gel-like ground substance. Cellular components are fibroblasts, lymphocytes, and other blood cells. Located in LYMPH NODES, SPLEEN, BONE MARROW.
- (anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ
- Vessels that bring lymph draining from connective tissue into a lymph node en route to the blood.
- inflammation of a lymph vessel
- a condition in which the limbs become extremely swollen and the skin hardens and thickens, happens when a large amount of filarial worms block lymphatic vessels
5 True/False questions
Appendix → a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
Spleen → a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
Efferent Lymphatic Vessels → Vessels leaving the lymph node
T Lymphocytes → form in the bone marrow and release antibodies that fight bacterial infections.
Lymphangiography → chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)