Chapter 20

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LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
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1

Once interstitial fluid enters lymphatic, it is called what?

Lymph

2

What blood vessels receive lymphatic fluid?

Subclavian Veins

3

Which way does lymph flow?

Towards the heart

4

Name 3 lymph vessels

Lymphatic Capillaries, Lymphatic collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks andducts

5

Lymphatic Capillaries are more permeable than blood capillaries. ( T or F)

TRUE

6

Name 3 parts of Lymphatic Capillaries

Blind end capillary, filaments anchored to connective tissue, flaplike valve

7

Name 4 areas lymphatic capillaries are NOT present

Bone marrow, CNS, Teeth and bones

8

Specialized lymph capillaries present in intestinal mucosa

Lacteals

9

What absorbs digested fat and delivers fatty lymph (chyle) to the blood?

Lacteals

10

Lymph is delivered into one of two large ducts, name them.

Right lymphatic duct, left thoracic duct

11

How is lymph transported?

Skeletal movement, respiration