5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tonsillar Crypts
- Lymphatic Capillaries
- Efferent Lymphatic Vessels
- 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 a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
- c roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium
- d portion of tonsils that trap and destroy bacteria and particulate matter.
- e Vessels leaving the lymph node
5 Multiple choice questions
- chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
- inflammation of a lymph vessel
- a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
- a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
- painless progressive enlargement of lymph nodes, spleen, and lymphoid tissue; symptoms include anorexia, lassitude, weight loss, fever, itching, night sweats, and anemia
5 True/False questions
Medullary Cords → extend from the cortex and contain B cells, T cells, and plasma cells
Cortex → the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
Splenic Cords → network of reticular cells which produce reticular fibers; spaces between fibers are occuplied by macrophages and blood cells that have come from the capillaries
Hassall's Corpuscles → reticular epithelial cells in medulla organized in concentric circles.
Diffuse Lymphatic Tissue → Vessels leaving the lymph node