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Lymphatic
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Anatomy
12th Grade
05/16/2013

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´╗┐What is the protein-containing fluid within lymphatic vessels?
Definition
lymph
Term
What structure stores blood platelets?
Definition
spleen
Term
What structure receives lymph from most of the body?
Definition
thoracic duct
Term
What are the small organs intimately associated with lymphatic vessels?
Definition
lymph nodes
Term
What is the largest lymphatic organ?
Definition
spleen
Term
T/F? Lymph always flows away from the heart.
Definition
False
Term
T/F? All the lymphoid organs are well developed before birth.
Definition
False
Term
T/F? If even a small part of the spleen is left in a ten-year-old child, it will most likely regenerate itself.
Definition
True
Term
T/F? The most important role of the spleen is to provide a site for lymphocyte proliferation and immune surveillance and response.
Definition
True
Term
T/F? The simplest lymphoid organs are the lymph nodes.
Definition
False
Term
Small organs associated with lymphatic vessels are termed ___.
Definition
lymph nodes
Term
Which of the following would NOT be classified as a lymphatic structure?
a.) pancreas
b.) spleen
c.) tonsils
d.) Peyer's patches of the intestine
Definition
pancreas
Term
Which fluid does the lymph system return to the blood in excessive amounts?
Definition
interstitial
Term
Which lymphatic structure drains lymph from the right upper limb and the right side of the head and thorax?
Definition
right lymphatic duct
Term
Lymph nodes filter ___ and return it to the ___.
Definition
lymph, heart
Term
Lymphoid tissue that appears as a swelling of the mucosa in the oral cavity is called a ___.
Definition
tonsil
Term
Large clusters of lymph nodes occur in all of the following locations EXCEPT the ___.
a.) inguinal region
b.) cervical region
c.) axillary region
d.) lower extremities
Definition
lower extremities
Term
Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system?
a.) draining excess interstitial fluid
b.) carrying out immune responses
c.) transporting dietary fats
d.) transporting respiratory gases
Definition
transporting respiratory gases
Term
What is the immune system's first line of defense?
Definition
intact skin and mucous membranes
Term
What is the immune system's second line of defense?
Definition
inflammatory response
Term
What is the immune system's third line of defense?
Definition
immune response
Term
what is the innate defense system?
Definition
inflammatory response and skin and mucous membranes
Term
What is the adaptive defense system?
Definition
immune response
Term
T/F? Fever is seldom beneficial because it speeds up the cellular metabolic rate and will not allow antigen-antibody reactions to occur.
Definition
False
Term
The only T cells that can directly attack and kill other cells are the ___.
Definition
cytotoxic cells
Term
Cytotoxic T cells ___.
Definition
are the only T cells that can directly attack and kill other cells
Term
What is the structure that binds to antigens to prevent them from reproducing?
Definition
antibody
Term
What is a substance that the body sees as a foreign substance?
Definition
antigen
Term
Cancer cells can be killed by what?
Definition
T lymphocytes
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