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Visual Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology 1st Edition

Visual Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology (1st Edition)

Book Edition1st Edition
Author(s)Martini, Ober
ISBN9780321780775
PublisherPearson Higher Education
SubjectBiology
Section 13.1: Interstitial fluid flows into lymphatic capillaries to become lymph within lymphatic vessels
Section 13.2: Small lymphatic vessels merge to form lymphatic ducts that empty lymph into subclavian veins
Section 13.3: Lymphocytes are responsible for the immune functions of the lymphatic system
Section 13.4: Lymphocytes within lymphoid tissues and lymphoid organs protect the body from pathogens and toxins
Section EOS1: End of Section 1
Section Review
Section 13.5: Physical barriers and phagocytes play a role in nonspecific defenses
Section 13.6: Inflammation is a localized tissue response to injury; fever is a generalized response to tissue damage and infection
Section EOS2: End of Section 2
Section 13.7: Specific defenses are triggered by exposure to antigenic fragments
Section 13.8: Antibodies are small soluble proteins that bind to specific antigens; they may inactivate the antigens or trigger another defens
Module Review
Section 13.8: Antibodies are small soluble proteins that bind to specific antigens; they may inactivate the antigens or trigger another defens
Module Review
Section 13.8: Antibodies are small soluble proteins that bind to specific antigens; they may inactivate the antigens or trigger another defens
Module Review
Section 13.9: Antibodies use many different mechanisms to destroy target antigens
Section 13.10: Clinical Module: Antibody responses can cause allergies and anaphylaxis
Section 13.11: Clinical Module: Immune disorders involving both overactivity and underactivity can be harmful
Section EOS3: End of Section 3
Section Review

Chapter 13, Section 13.1, Module Review, Exercise a

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Lymphocytes are required throughout the body and they need a means of transport.

Explanation

The lymphatic system protects the body against infections and internal threats such as cancer. The lymphatic vessels usually originate in the peripheral tissue and end at the connection to the veins.

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Lymphatic vessels transport lymph that contains infection-fighting lymphocytes throughout the body.

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