Lymphatic System Flashcards

Bone marrow
Terms Definitions
Bone Marrow and Thymus Gland
Primary organs of Lymphatic System
Lymph Nodes and Spleen
Secondary organs of Lymphatic System
Efferent lymphatic vessels
Vessels that leave lymph nodes
Lymphatic Trunk
Lymphatic vessels come together to form this.
Two Collecting Ducts
Lymphatict Trunk Leads to this
Lymphatic capillaries
Are close ended tubles that extend into interstitial space
Lymphatic capillaries receive this through their thin walls.
Anchoring fillament
what are lymphatic capillaries associated with, that serve as an important function during edema?
Lymphatic capillaries
are located throughout body except in bone marrow, avascular tissue, splenic pulp, and CNS
Lymphatic cappilaries within the villi of small intenstines.
Lymphatic Vessels
Formed by the merging of lymphatic capillaries.
Lymphatic vessels have walls similiar to?
Lymphatic vessels have walls that prevent backflow of what?
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