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.
Criteria – Be sure to make good use of the information in your textbook as well any resources you find online! Don't forget to correctly cite any source you use; no word limit and no page requirement.
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