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Running head: TOPIC 5 LAB 1 Topic 5 Lab Timothy Jones Iowa Central Community College A & P 2 Craig Stripling
TOPIC 5 LAB 2 Topic 5 Lab Pg. 587 -588 questions: 1-32 on the animation (CD) " Lymphatic System Overview " 1. What is the lymphatic System? The lymphatic system is a network of vessels, lymphatic tissues and organs and lymphatic fluid known as lymph. 2. Name the fluid involved in this system? The fluid involved in the lymphatic system is the lymph fluid. 3.)As a system, What is its function? The lymph system function is to responds to pathogens and foreign substances. 4.) Name the fluid that seeps from blood capillaries throughout your body. The fluid that seeps from blood capillaries throughout your body is the lymph fluid. 5. What percentage of this fluid becomes lymph? The percentage that becomes lymph fluid is 10%. 6 . W hat are lymphatic capillaries? Lymphatic capillaries are microscopic vessels that are found among most blood capillary networks. 7. What do they form when they converge? They converge to form the lymphatic collecting vessels.
TOPIC 5 LAB 3 8 . What do these vessels for when they merge? When these vessels merge they become lymphatic trunks. 9. Where do these vessels drain? These vessels drain into the largest lymphatic vessels. 10 . From where does the right lymphatic duct receive lympth? The right lymphatic duct receives lymph from the right upper limb, thorax, neck and head. 11 . where does the right lymphatic duct empty? The right lymphatic duct drains in the right subclavian vein. 12. From where does the thoracic duct receive lymph? The thoracic duct receives lymph from the remaining regions of the body. 13 . Where does it empty? The thoracic duct drains into the left subclavian vein.

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