4-4-07 - Info relative to origin, insertion, action: 24-26,...

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-1Info relative to origin, insertion, action: 24-26, 31, 34, 35, 37-50 Figures: 14.8 p. 404 18.5e p. 506 18.12 p. 512 19.1 p. 525 19.22 p. 548 Ch. 20 reading assignments 562-566, 569-572 The lymphatic system Ÿ Three Main Functions: Ÿ Maintain fluid balance in tissues Ÿ Absorb fats from digestive system Ÿ Fighting microorganisms Ÿ Lymph organs: Ÿ Lymph nodes Ÿ Spleen: recycling red blood cells Ÿ Thymus: site where T-cells mature Ÿ Tonsils Ÿ Lymph: interstitial fluid that has entered the lymphatic capillaries: proteins, microorganisms, Ÿ Lacteals: lymphatic capillaries (found in small intestine, they collect fat) Ÿ Ÿ Thoracic duct: draining fluid from lower extremities & left side of chest, left side of head, and left arm. Attaches into where the left subclavian & jugular vein come together. Ÿ
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course APK 2100 taught by Professor Dr.tillman during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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