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EZ-Anat Ch. 16

Barron's E-Z Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 16 review

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The lymphatic system arises in the tissues and extends toward the: heart
The largest lymphatic vessel of the body is the: thoracic duct
The thoracic duct empties its contents into a vein known as the: left subclavian vein
The thoracic duct drains the left side of the head and chest and the entire body below the: diaphragm
Lymph is filtered in masses of tissue known as: lymph nodes
In the process of the immune response, the lymph nodes serve as the sites for the production of: antibodies
In the neck tissues, the lymph nodes are known as the: cervical lymph nodes
Those lymph nodes located in the armpits are called: axillary lymph nodes
Lymph nodes may be found in the popliteal fossa, which is located behind the: knee
Aggregates of lymph node tissue located behind the epithelial lining of the oral cavity are called: tonsils
The thymus is located in the body in a cavity called the: thoracic cavity
The spleen is located in the upper portion of a cavity called the: abdominal cavity
The spleen is the organ in the body where destruction occurs of: red blood cells
Lymph consist of fluid derived from: interstitial fluid
An accumulation of tissue fluid in the spaces between the cells is a condition called: edema
Those substances capable of stimulating the immune system are known as: antigens
Created by: alhobonoah