Ch. 16 Lymphatic-tortora


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Unformatted text preview: mphatic capillary cells adhere together fluid does not flow out out Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymph Trunks – Lumbar lower limbs, wall and viscera of pelvis, kidney, adrenal glands, and abdominal wall Stomach, intestines, pancreas, spleen, part of liver Thoracic wall, lung, and heart Upper limbs Head and neck – Intestinal – Bronchomediastinal – Subclavian – Jugular Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymphatic Tissue Structure Lymph ducts – Thoracic (left lymphatic) duct Begins at cisterna chyli – Dilation of vessel found anterior to 2nd lumbar vert. – Receives lymph from R/L lumbar trunk and intestinal trunk In neck lymph drain...
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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.

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