Lymphatic System

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LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
moves
Fluid in the body
Lymph Vessels
Lymph Nodes
Function
To drain away proteincontaining fluid that
escapes from blood capillaries into tissue
space.
Transport fats from digestive tract to the
blood.
To produce immunities.
Lymphatic System consist
Lymph
Lymph vessels
Lymph nodes
Four organs
Lymph Nodes
Armpit
Neck
Groin
Lymph Ducts
Thoracic duct (main collecting duct).
The right lymphatic.
Lymph Organs
Tonsils
3 groups:
The pharyngeal/adenoids
The palatine tonsils
The lingual tonsils
Spleen
Produce lymph chyle/filter.
Store blood.
Thymus Gland
T cells.
Lymphocyte production
and maturation.
Protect against foreign substances and
harmful microorganisms.
Payer's Patches
Known as aggregated lymphatic follicles.
Found in the walls of the small intestines.
Resembles tonsils.
Destroy bacteria.
Macrophages
Phagocytic cells
Phagocytosis (process)
Engulf foreign debris/microbes.
Lymphocytes
B Cells
( Humoral Immunity )
Produce antibodies.
T Cells
( Cellular Immunity )
Helper TCells
Help B cell produce antibodies.
Help other immune cell.
Cytotoxic TCells
Kill infected cells.
Cancer cells.
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