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Unformatted text preview: can you Discuss the function of the lymphatic system and list its components (pp 630-634, Fig 22.1). Explain how the uptake of tissue fluids to lymphatic vessels occurs (pp 631-34, Fig 22.3). Describe the relationship of blood vessels to lymph vessels (pp 633-34, Fig 22.5). Outline how lymph gets back into the bloodstream (pg 632, Fig 22.6). Describe the location and basic functions of the tonsils (pp 640-43, Fig. 22.14). Describe the anatomy of a lymph node (pp 637-39, Fig. 22.11-13). Explain their function. Explain why lymph nodes become inflamed (pg 639 & Insight 22.2). Locate these principle groups of lymph nodes on yourself and a diagram: cervical, axillary & inguinal (pg 639, Fig 22.11, 22.13) note that you can not feel lymph nodes unless they are inflamed but you should know where they are located. Discuss how cancer cells metastasize through the lymph system (Insight 22.2)....
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2008 for the course BIO STR 301 taught by Professor Pittack during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.
- Spring '08