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LYMPHATIC SYSTEM

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THE LYMPH NODES, THYMUS GLAND, SPLEEN, AND TONSILS ARE LYMPHOID ORGANS
A PARTIALLY ENCAPSULATED LYMPH NODE IS A TONSIL
THE ADENOIDS ARE ALSO KNOWN AS TONSILS
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SUBSTANCE FROM WHICH LYMPH IS MADE? TISSUE FLUID
A TONSILLECTOMY IS MOST OFTEN PERFORMED ON WHICH SET OF TONSILS? PALATINE
A RADICAL MASTECTOMY WITH LYMPH NODE DISSECTION IS LIKELY TO CAUSE? LYMPHEDEMA
CANCER OF THE BREAST FIRST METASTASIZES TO THE AXILLAYR LYMPH NODES
THIS EMPTIES LYMPH INTO THE SUBCLAVIAN VEINS THE THORACIC DUCT
3 TONSILS ARE: PALATINE, PHARYNGEAL, AND LINGUAL
4 LYMPHOID ORGANS ARE: LYMPH NODES, TONSILS, THYMUS GLAND, AND SPLEEN
3 COLLECTION OF LYMPH NODES ARE: CERVICAL, AXILLARY, AND INGUINAL
THE 2 LARGE LYMPHATIC DUCTS ARE: RIGHT LYMPHATIC DUCT AND THORACIC DUCT
A GLAND LOCATED IN THE UPPER THORAX; IT IS MOST ACTIVE DURING EARLY LIFE AND IS CONCERNED WITH THE PROCESSING AND MATURATION OF T LYMPHOCYTES THYMUS
TISSUE FLUID THAT ENTERS THE LYMPHATIC VESSELS LYMPH
LYMPH FROM THE RIGHT ARM AND THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HEAD AND THORAX DRAIN INTO THEIS LARGE DUCT RIGHT LYMPHATIC DUCT
HORMONE SECRETED BY THE THYMUS GLAND LYMPH NODES
ACTS AS A STORAGE RESERVOIR FOR BLOOD SPLEEN
SMALL, PEA-SHAPED STRUCTURES THAT FILTER LYMPH AS IT FLOWS THROUGH LYMPHATIC VESSELS LYMPH NODES
ABDOMINAL ORGAN THAT RESEMBLES A LARGE LYMPH NODE; IT FILTERS BLOOD RATHER THAT LYMPH SPLEEN
COST OF THE LYMPH OF THE BODY DRAINS INTO THIS LARGE DUCT THORACIC DUCT
CONTAINS RED PULP AND WHITE PULP; IT IS THE LARGEST LYMPHOID ORGAN IN THE BODY SPLEEN
THE RIGHT LYMPHATIC DUCT AND THE THORACIC DUCT EMPTY LYMPH INTO THESE BLOOD VESSELS SUBCLAVIAN VEINS
LYMPH NODES THAT DRAIN THE UPPER EXTREMITIES, SHOULDERS, AND BREAST AREAS AXILLARY
SMALL MASSES OF LYMPHOID TISSUE (TONSILS) LOCATED AT THE OPENING OF THE ORAL CAVITY INTO THE PHARYNX PALATINE
TONSILS LOCATED AT THE BACK OF THE TONGUE LINUAL
LYMPH NODES THAT DRAIN THE HEAD AND NECK AREA CERVICAL
TONSILS LOCATED NEAR THE OPENING OF THE NASAL CAVITY IN THE UPPER PHARYNX; ALSO CALLED THE ADENOIDS PHARYNGEAL
LYMPH NODES THAT DRAIN LYMPH FROM THE LOWER EXTREMITIES AND THE GROIN AREA INGUINAL
Created by: aantonino
 

 



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