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an enlarged pouchlie structure at the start of the thoracic duct that serves as a stroage area for purified lymph before this lymph returns to the bloodstream
specialized lymphatic capillary that picks up digested fats or lipids in the small intestine and transports them to the thoracic duct
consists of lymph, lymph vessels, lymph nodes, and lymphatic tissue. It works in conjection with the circulatory system to remove wastes and excess fluids from the tissue
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