Chapter22Outline - Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System and...

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I. An Overview of the Lymphatic System and Immunity A. Objective 1. Explain the difference between nonspecific and specific defense, and the role of lymphocytes in the immune response. a. pathogens b. lymphatic system c. immune response d. immunity II. Organization of the Lymphatic System A. Objectives 1. Identify the major components of the lymphatic system and explain their functions. 2. Discuss the importance of lymphocytes and describe their distribution in the body. 3. Describe the structure of lymphoid tissues and organs and explain their functions. a. lymph b. lymphatic vessels c. lymphatics d. lymphoid tissues e. lymphoid organs B. Functions of the Lymphatic System C. Lymphatic Vessels 1. Lymphatic Capillaries 2. Small Lymphatic Vessels 3. Major Lymph-Collecting Vessels a. thoracic duct b. cisterna chili c. right lymphatic duct d. lymphedema D. Lymphocytes 1. Types of Lymphocytes a. T cells b. B cells c. NK cells d. plasma cells e. antigens 2. Life Span and Circulation of Lymphocytes 3. Lymphocyte Production a. lymphopoiesis E. Lymphoid Tissues a. lymphoid tissues b. lymphoid nodule c. germinal center 1. MALT a. mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) b. aggregated lymphoid nodules 2. Tonsils a. tonsils b. palatine tonsils c. pharyngeal tonsil d. lingual tonsils F. Lymphoid Organs 1. Lymph Nodes i. afferent lymphatics
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Watson during the Summer '10 term at Richland Community College.

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Chapter22Outline - Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System and...

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