chp19 - CHAPTER 19 THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM 1. Describe...

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CHAPTER 19 THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM 1. Describe lymphatic system functions. 2. Describe the characteristics of lymphatic capillaries, collecting vessels and lymph nodes. List the flow of lymph through the lymphatic system. 3. Describe the lymphatic cells and their functions including how these cells relate to the immune system. 4. Describe the Structure and functions of the spleen, thymus and tonsils.
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Lymphatic System Components
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Lymphatic System Functions 1) Transport of fluid from the interstitial spaces to the bloodstream. 1) Assist the body in defense against foreign invaders, toxins, cancer cells, etc. 2) absorption of fats and fat-soluble vitamins from the digestive system and the subsequent transport of these substances to the venous circulation Capillary Interstitial Space Tissues
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Lymphatic Capillaries WHERE (Location) : Permeability :
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Lymphatic Vessels ONE WAY SYSTEM Lymphatic Capillaries Lymphatic collecting vessels lymphatic trunks Venous System
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course BIO 107 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at NE Texas CC.

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