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cardiovascular test

a group of organs whose main function is to collect extra fluid from cells and return it to the blood is the ______________________ lymphatic system
the lymphatic system helps your body to fight ________________ pathogens
the smallest lymph vessels are called __________________ lymph cappilaries
why are some particles NOT absorbed by blood vessels? these particles are too large to enter blood capillaries
fluid and particles collected by lymphatic vessels and nodes are called __________ lymph
where does lymph drain? the large neck veins of the cardiovascular system
where are most red and white blood cells produced? bone marrow
special white blood cells that fight pathogens are called _______________ lymphocytes
small oval masses of lymphatic tissue found in lymphatic vessels are called ________ _________ lymph nodes
what do nodes do? remove pathogens and dead cells from lymph
what do killer T cells do? destroy pathogens
what do B cells do? produce antibodies
the main glad of the lymphatic system is the __________ thymus
the thymus glad produces __ _______ that are ready to fight infection T cells
the largest organ in the lymphatic system is the __________ spleen
the lymphatic tissues at the back of the mouth are called _______________ tonsils
tonsils help defend the body against _______________ infection
cardiovascular system a collection of organs that transport blood throughout the body
artery a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body's organs
capillary a tiny blood vessel that allows an exchange between blood and cells in other tissue
vein a vessel that carries blood to the heart
pulmonary circulation the flow of blood from the heart to lungs and back to the heart through the pulmonary arteries, capillaries, and veins
systematic circulation the flow of blood from the heart to all parts of the body and back to the heart
blood pressure the force
Created by: mmanni