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Lymphatic System 2

True or False the Lymphatic System

QuestionsTrue or False
Lymphatic vessels resemble veins in structure but have thinner walls and more valves True
Lymphatic vessels in the skin follow arteries and lymphatic vessel in the viscera follow veins False (actually it is the exact opposite)
The area of the body drained by the thoracic duct is greater than the area drained by the right lymphatic duct True
Lymphatic capillaries are not found in cartilage, the epidermis, or in the cornea of the eye True
The thymus gland atrophies with age. True
Lymph nodes are bean-shaped and found throughout the body True
Lymph flows through a node in more than one direction. False (only in one direction)
The spleen is not the largest mass of lymphatic tissue in the body. False (actually the exact opposite)
Immune functions of the spleen are carried out within the lymphatic tissue, white pulp of this organ. True
As people age, their response to vaccines remain consistent False
Created by: phyllisH