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1 Lymphatic System Lymphatic System Immune Protection and Partner to the  Cardiovascular System Dr.  S. C. Williams
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2 Introduction What is the lymphvascular system? Lymph, lymph capillaries, lymphatics, lymph nodes Lymphoid tissues and organs “Immune system” Production of lymphocytes and monocytes Antibody production Phagocytosis Inflammation
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3 Topics to Be Discussed Components of lymphatic system Function of lymphatic system How the lymphatic system works Lymph capillaries Lymphatic vessels Lymph nodes Lymph ducts Lymphoid tissues Tonsils Spleen Thymus
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4 Lymphatic System Lymphatic System Components  Lymph  Lymph capillaries Lymphatics Lymph nodes Lymphoid organs
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5 Functions Returns tissue fluid to blood Protection against pathogens Production of agranular lymphocytes Absorption of lipids from intestines
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6 Lymphoid Tissues Lymphatics Lymph nodes Spleen Thymus Marrow Tonsils Intestines Tortora 2002
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