Protein containing fluid within lymphatic vessels
Stores blood platelets
Receives lymph from most of the body .
Small organs intimately associated with lymphatic vessels
Largest lymphatic organ.
Isolated clusters of lymph follicles found in the wall of the small intestine.
Small organs associated with lymphatic vessels are termed________.
Which of the following would NOT be classified as a lymphatic structure?
Peyer's patches of the intestines
Which of the following statements regarding the thymus is not true?
It has follicles similar to those in the spleen
Lymph transport involves ALL BUT WHICH of the following?
Does not involve Smooth muscle contraction in the lymph capillary walls
The thymus is most active during?
Which lympathetic structure drains lympth from the right upper limb and the right side of the head & thorax?
Right lympathetic duct
Which if the following is not a part of the lympathetic system?
The lympathetic capillaries are ______
More permeable than blood capillaries
Antibodies that act against a particular foreign substance are released by
Lymph leaves a lymph node via ______
Efferent lympathic vessels
Which cells become immunocompetent due to thymic hormones
Functions of the spleen include all of those below EXCEPT
Forming crypts that trap bacteria
When the lympathetic structures of a limb are blocked due to tumors, the result is
Severe localized edema distal to the blockage of that limb
Select the correct statement about lymphocytes
B cells produce plasma cells, which secrete antibodies into the blood
Select the correct statement about lymphoid tissue
Lymphoid tissue is predominantly reticular connective tissue
Lymphoid tissue that appears as a swelling of the mucosa in the oral cavity is called a __________.
Which of the following does NOT contain a mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue?
Peyer's patches are found in the _________.
Ileum of the small intestine
Lymph capillaries are absent in all except which of the following?
What is a bubo?
An infected lymph node
The thymus is the only lymphoid organ that does NOT ________.
Directly fight antigens
Large clusters of lymph nodes occur in all of the following locations except the
Auxiliary lower extremities
Digestive tract-associated lymphatic tissue includes all of the following EXCEPT_______.
Islets of langerhans
Which of the following is not a method that maintains lymph flow?
Capillary smooth muscle contraction
The tonsils located at the base of the tongue are the________.
Which of the following is not a normal component of lymph?
Red blood cells
Red blood cells
A sentinel node is?
The first node to receive lymph from an area suspected to be cancerous
Which of the Following are functions of lymphoid tissue?
House and provide a proliferation site for lymphocytes & furnish an idea surveillance vantage point for lymphocytes and macrophages
Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system?
Transporting respiratory gases
Which of the following is NOT a function of lymph nodes?
Produce lymph fluid and cerebrospinal fluid
The __________ Aretha simplest lymphoid organs and are found at the entrance to the pharynx.
The apex,tonsils,and peyer's patches are examples of __________.
Highly specialized lymph capillaries called________ are present in the villi of the intestinal mucosa.
Splenic _________ Pulp is primarily concerned with immune functions of the spleen.
Tonsils have blind ended structures called________.
Thymic corpuscles are always found in the lighter -colored _________ regions of the thymus.
The __________ pulp of the spleen forms cuffs around the central arteries.
Lymphatic_________ are formed from the union of the largest collecting vessels.