Unformatted text preview: detected by the nearest lymph nodes, and they are just trying to fight infection. They get swollen because that’s how they fight the bacteria and infection. 3) These lymphoid organs are part of the immune system. The system also includes all of the structures dedicated and production of lymphocytes. Without these vital organs it makes the body more vulnerable to infection or disease, since it takes away from the immune system’s defense mechanisms....
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- Spring '11
- Anatomy, severe localized edema, nearest lymph nodes, Jillian Henry 1B