Ch. 16 Lymphatic-tortora


Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: s from L jugular, L subclavian, L bronchomediastinal trunk Drains lymph into L internal jugular and L subclavian v. Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymph ducts – Right lymphatic duct R jugular, R subclavian, R bronchomediastinal trunks Drains lymph into R internal jugular and R subclavian v. Skeletal mm. and respiratory pump aid in return of lymph to venous blood Checkpoint: Checkpoint: Collaborative Learning What is the general flow of fluid into, through, and back into the lymph system? Checkpoint: Checkpoint: Collaborative Learning Blood vessels blood capillaries interstitial space lymphatic capillaries lymphatic vessels lymph nodes lymph vessels lymph trunk lymph ducts venous blood Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymphatic Tissue Structure Primary lymphatic organs – Site of stem cell division – Site of immuocompetence – Red bone marrow – Thymus Capable of immune response Production of B cells and immature T cells Production of mature T cells Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymphatic Tissue Structure Secondary l...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course BIOL 1604 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '03 term at Tulsa Community College.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online