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AP2 ST120 Test 4 Lymphatic System

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.

The abnormal accumulation of interstitial fld   Lymphedema  
Lymphatic vessels that exit from a lymph node   Efferent vessels  
Complement proteins aid in the process of   Increase inflammatory response, Assist the lysis of antigens, & Attract phagocytes (All of the above)  
What powerful natural body agent inhibits the synthesis of proteins that viruses require for multiplication   Interferons  
T/F - The Palatine tonsils are AKA Adenoids   FALSE - The Pharyngeal Tonsils are AKA the Adenoids  
T/F - The activity of the thymus is dependent on the hormone thyroxine   FALSE  
T/F - Chemotaxis refers to the attraction of antigens to injured tissues   TRUE  
T/F - Interferon are produced in R/T an infection   TRUE  
A specialized fld that is formed in the tissue spaces and is transported by way of specialized lymphatic vessels   Lymph Fluid  
Any ds process that usually involves the lymph glands   Lymphadenopathy  
What causes blood plasma to be filtered through the capillaries into microscopic places bt tissue and cells   Pressure created by the pumping of the heart  
What is the specialized lymph capillary structures located in the wall of the small intestines   Lacteals  
Plasma that flows out of the capillaries of the circulatory system into spaces bt the tissue cells   Interstitial spaces  
What lymphatic system organ filters microorganism and foreign matter from the blood   Spleen  
All are Granulocytes EXCEPT   Monocytes and Lymphocytes (Eosinophils, Basophils, Neutrophils are)  
Plasma cells secrete copious amount of ___ into the blood   Antibodies  
___ is the name given the pouch like structure that empty into the thoracic duct   Cisterna chili  
Lymph nodes have ___ afferent vessels   Four  
What lymphatic organ is location behind the stomach   Spleen  
What are the 2 terminal vessels in the Lymphatic System   Thoracic duct, R lymphatic duct  
Our first line of defense against microbes include   Skin, Mucus membranes, & Secretions (All of the above)  
T/F - The lymphatic system parallels the circulatory system   TRUE  
Groups of lymph cells located beneath the epithelial layer of mucus membrane   Lymph nodules  
The #1 organ injury in MVAs despite being protected by the lower ribs   Spleen  
Lymphatic nodules of the ileum   Peyer's Patch  
Lymph nodes have ___ efferent vessels   One  
Responsible for absorbing fat-soluble nutrients in the small intestines   Lacteal  
What lymphatic organ is highly vascular & friable   Spleen  
Secretes mucus to line the membranes & "catch" microbes   Goblet Cells  
Lymphatic system includes all of the following EXCEPT   Thyroid (Thymus, Spleen, Tonsils, Lymph Fld, Lymph Nodes, and Lymph Vessels are)  
T/F - Lymphatic vessels like the vein of the circulatory system have valves   TRUE  
What lymphoid tissue is found in the mediastinum   Thymus  
Bleeding from the spleen   Splenorrhagia  
Gland produces T cells before birth & plays a lesser role in adulthood   Thymus  
Where are the Lingual Tonsils located   Base of the tongue  
Where are the adenoids located   Nasopharynx  
An ___ is a substance such as a virus that the body regards as foreign   Antigen  
A ds-fighting protein created by the immune system in r/t the presence of the specific antigen   Antibody  
B cells function to produce what type of immunity   Humoral  
____ is released to protect other cells by interfering with the ability of the virus to reproduce as it moves from cell to cell   Interferon  
A new cancer site that results from spreading process from one body system to another   Metastasis  
A/n ____ is an agent that suppresses the immune system   Immunosuppressant  
The immunity that develops after a person has had a ds is an example of   Natural Active Immunity  
The lymphatic tissue that hangs from the lower portion of the cecum   Vermiform Appendix  
Although HIV can invade several types of cell it has the most obvious effect in certain types of   T-cells  
Once in the tissues, monocytes develop into phagocytic cells   Macrophages  
Activated B cells will divide rapidly and develop clones of two types of cells. One is the plasma cell, the other is the ___   Memory cells  
B cells function in ___ immunity   Humoral  
Sensitized T cell function in ___ immunity   Cell-Mediated  
___ is the tissue fluid that enters & travels through the lymphatic vessels   Lymph  


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