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haney AP chapter 15

haney chapter 15

the lymphatic system is intimately associated with what system blood and cardiovascular
lymphatic system helps control and destroy? microorganisms
contained fluid causes swelling also known as? edema
fluid in a lymphatic capillary is known as a? lymph
small lymphatic vessels in small intestine are known as/ lacteals
lymph in lacteals containing fat is called chyle
oval bean shaped structures in the lymphatic system are? lymph nodes/glands
a slight deppression on the side of a lymph gland/ hilium
there are how many groups of tonsils three
the largest lymph mass in the body is the spleen
the ability of the body to resist and infection is immunity
disease causing microorganism are also known as pathogens
cells that produce antibodies are B lymphocytes
provide cellular immunity T lymphocytes
foreign proteins are called antigens
naturally occuring immunity is called passive immunity
active macrophages also release chemicals called monokines
hypersensitive reaction to harmless substances are called allergies
immunity brought on by experiencing and infection is called active immunity
tonsils located on the back of the tongue are lingual tonsils
tonsils located close to the nasal cavity are pharyngeal
closed in tubes extending into complex plexuses are called lymph capillaries
when fluid leaves the capillaries and get into a space between tissue cells it is called interstitial fluid
capsular extensions are called trabeculae
dense aggregations of lymph tissues are called corticals or lymph nodules
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