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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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- Spring '08
- lymph node, Lymph vessel, Mary Jane