Functions Structures Vocabulary free game fill in the blank
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What is waste material transport?
the interstitial fluid that enters lymphatic capillaries will contain some waste materials
100
What is lymph node
Sometimes called lymph glands, but are not true glands.
100
What is lymphocytes
White blood cells
100
What is the lymphatic system
A series of vessels or ducts that carry excess tissue fluid.
100
What are infections
The Lymphatic system helps the body fight ______.
200
What is the system made of?
Ducts, lymph vessels, nodes, and organs that carry lymphs
200
What is the spleen
Has both lymphatic and hematologic functions
200
What is lymph
A fluid that sends out immune cells
200
What are lymph vessels
Drain fluid from specific areas of the body.
200
What is lymphatic vessels
Lymph capillaries carry lymph into larger vessels called ________ vessels.
300
What is the removal of excess tissue fluid
prevents edema
300
What is the thymus
Produces thymocytes and T-cells
300
What is interstitial fluid
A fluid that leaks out of capillaries and cleans body tissues
300
What is lymph
Compared to plasma, ____ is made up of more water, sugar and electrolytes
300
What is the spleen
The _______ is the largest organ in the lymphatic system.
400
What is filtration of lymph
interstitial fluid that enters lymphatic capillaries contains microorganisms, cellular debris, and other foreign matter that must be removed.
400
What is a tonsil
Nodules of lymphoid tissue found in epithelial surfaces
400
What is macrophages
White blood cells that take out damaged cells throughout the blood stream.
400
What are tonsils
Found at the beginning of the lymph drainage system.
400
What are valves
_____ allow body movements to propel lymph toward the heart.
500
What is protein transport
Enzymes are transported in lymph to blood from their cells of origin.
500
What is GALT
A general term for lymphoid tissue found in the lining of the intestine
500
What is edema
Accumulation of fluid in the tissues.
500
What are lymphocytes
Picked up as lymph vessels pass through a lymph node.
500
What is plasma diffusion
______ ________ is how cells receive some of the nutrients carried by plasma.




Lymphatic System

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