Lymphatic System_10 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
Lymph
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
Lacteals
Lymphatic cappilaries within the villi of small intenstines.
Lymphatic Vessels
Formed by the merging of lymphatic capillaries.
Veins
Lymphatic vessels have walls similiar to?
Lymph
Lymphatic vessels have walls that prevent backflow of what?
Afferent
Lymphatic vessels lead to lymph nodes as ____LV
Efferent
Lymphatic vessels leave lymph nodes as ____?, and then merge with lymphatic trunk.
Lymphatic Trunk
Drain lymph from relatively large reagions
Principal Lymphatic Trunks
lumbar, intestinal, bronchomediastinal, subclavian, jugular, intercostal
Venous Blood
Lymphatic trunks pass what? by joining one or two collecting ducts?
Right lymph and thoracic (left lymph)
Name collecting ducts withing the thoracic cavity.
Subclavian veins
Collecting duct join the.....?
Tissue fluid
Blood plasma that has passed through cardiovascular capillary walls, minus plasma protein.
Water and dissolved substances such as plasma protein, nutrients, gase, electrolytes, etd.
What constitutes plasma?
Edema
Lymph formation prevents?
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