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TOPIC: Collecting Ducts A. From which regions of the body does the Thoracic Duct receive lymph? From which regions of the body does the Right

TOPIC:  Collecting Ducts

A.  From which regions of the body does the Thoracic Duct receive lymph?  From which regions of the body does the Right Lymphatic Duct receive lymph?


B.  The collecting ducts deliver lymph to the bloodstream by merging with and dumping lymph into the bloodstream at the right and left  ___________ veins.


C.  The digestive tract has its own collection of lymphatic vessels which function to absorb digested fats and transport them via lymph into the bloodstream.  What are these lymphatics called? Why are most dietary fats absorbed into lymph capillaries rather than blood capillaries (which absorb carbohydrates and proteins)?

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