Study Guide for Exam II

Study Guide for Exam II - STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM II Chapter...

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STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM II Chapter 20 1. Describe the generalized functions of the lymphatic system and list the primary lymphatic structures. 2. Compare the chemical structure of lymph and interstitial fluid. 3. Discuss the formation, distribution, and general body plan of lymphatic drainage through the right lymphatic duct and the thoracic duct. 4. Compare the structure of lymphatic vessels and veins. 5. Discuss the specialized function of the lymphatic system in absorption of fats and other nutrients from the small intestine. 6. Discuss the “lymphatic pump” and other lymphokinetic actions that result in central movement, or flow, of lymph. 7. Describe and correlate the structure of lymph nodes with their function as biological filters. 8. Give the location of the major groups, or clusters, of lymph nodes in the body and identify their two primary functions. 9. Discuss the lymphatic drainage of the breast. 10. Describe the location of the tonsils and describe their role in the lymphatic system. 11. Locate the thymus in the body and discuss its gross and microscopic anatomy and functions as a primary central organ of the lymphatic system. 12. Discuss the location, structure, and functions of the spleen.
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