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The primary function of the lymphatic system is to return excess interstitial tissue fluid back to the blood vascular system.

The primary function of the lymphatic system is to return excess interstitial tissue fluid back to the blood vascular system. The vessels of the lymph system consist of lymphatic capillaries, lymphatic collecting vessels, lymph nodes, lymph trunks and lymph ducts. The lymphatic organs include the tonsils, spleen, thymus gland, and Peyer’s patches.

Course Hero Question 1a – Describe how the lymphatic system can hinder the spread of cancer.

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1a – Describe how the lymphatic system can hinder the spread of cancer.
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Thymus gland may produce T-cells which can diagnose abnormal cells in body and may kill
them thus, can prevent...

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