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lymph fluid begins as extracellular fluid
name the functions of the lymphatic system absorption of fats, filter lymph fluid, traps toxins, wastes for removal
what is the purpose of anchoring fibers and how can movement increase lymph flow they move cells in the capillary walls allowing fluid to flow in. movement pulls the cells
the lymphatoc system empties into the subclavian vein
the right subclavian vein accepts lymph from the right upper quad
which lymph vessel accepts the lymph fluid from the left upper quadrant and the B/L lower quadrants thoracic duct
small masses lymphatic tissue found along the lymph pathways are called lymph nodes
the lymph nodes serve the lymphatic system by filtering the lymph fluid
lymph vessels flowing into or toward a lymph is called affarent
lymph vessels flowing out or away from a lymph is called efferant
lymphocyte productin and maturation increase with the flow of lymph fluid
the 3 regions where lymph nodes are concentrated are inguinal, axillary, neck
lymph from the arm will flow into the axillary region
lymph from the neck will flow from the neck region
lymph from the leg will flow into the inguinal region
where is the loction of the thymus gland posterior to ascending aorta
the thymus matures lymphocytes is called t-cells
where are the locations of the tonsils mouth and nose
the 3 tonsils are called adenoids, palatine, lingual
where is the location of the spleen upper left quad
what is the largest lymphoid tissue spleen
what are the first line defenders of the body skin, mucous membrane, fluid, chemical barriers
where are the chemical defenders located mouth, nose, eyes, skin, stomach
the T cell and B cell activity in the immune system is known as specific immunity
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