Chapter 20 - Lymphatic Flashcards


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1

highly specialized lymph capillaries are found in the intestinal mucosa

lacteals

2

which of the following is a function only of the lymph nodes and NOT the other lymphoid organs

filter lymph

3

regulatory T cell development occurs at what structure?

thymic corpuscle

4

all of the following statements are true of most lymph tissues except which one?

the B lymphocytes are able to secrete antigens in the body

5

what causing pooling of lymph inside a lymph node

more efferent then afferent

6

which cell type in the lymph node has an active role in filtering the lymph

macrophages

7

the lymphoid organ that does NOT directly fight antigens is the ____

thymus

8

.macrophages are concentrated in which portion of the lymph node

medulla

9

macrophages would most likely be found in the portion of the sleep

splenic cord

10

these cells populate the germinal centers of lymphoid follicles

B lymphocytes

11

the thoracic duct receives lymph from _____

the upper left body and _____

12

fluid enters the lymphatic system directly from the ____

interstitial space

13

B cells are NOT found in the ____

thymus

14

large clusters of lymph nodes are found near the body surface in all of the folling except

popliteal regions

15

these cells are able to produce antibodies

plasma cells (b cells formally)

16

blind-ended crypts are found in the ____

tonsils

17

isolated areas of lymphoid follicles found in the intestinal mucosa are called

Peyer's Patch

18

which of the following tissues is NOT considered part of MALT

spleen

19

this organ ensures that the T lymphocytes are immunocompetent

thymus

20

once fluid eners the lymphatic system is is called

lymph

21

these connective tissue strands divide lymph nodes into compartments

trabeculae

22

which is false about the spleen

it atrophies after puberty

23

the largest lymphoid organ in the body is the ___

spleen

24

these cells prduce the fiber stroma of the lymph organs

reticular cells

25

MALT would most likely be found here

throat