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Ch.15 Anatomy 85

The Lymphatic System and Immunity

immune system protection, defense
lymphedema tissue swelling from lymph
lymphatic vessels transports lymph fluid
lymphangitis lymph vessels inflammation
right lympatic duct drains the lymph from the head and neck
lymph fluid that can't be returned to the blood
elephanitis swelling caused by a parasitic worms
thoracic duct drains the lymph in the abdomen
intersitial fluid
lymphoid tissues
how many efferent lymph vessels 1
cisterna chyli
how many afferent lymph vessels 4
Created by: jeffriesa85