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subcapsular sinus on lymph node contains what?

T-cells

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2

 

septa

of thymus

 

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What are medullary cords?

Macrophage/antigen presenting cells

 

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Secondary lymphoid organs

Lymph nodes

Spleen

Tonsils

 

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arrow

Cisterna chyli

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Define

ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY

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cervical lymph nodes

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Define

IMMUNE RESPONSE

The reaction of the cells and fluids of the body to the presence of a substance that is not recognized as a constituent of the body itself.

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Define

AUTOIMMUNITY

Autoimmunity is the system of immune responses of an organism against its own cells and tissues. 

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Edema

A condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body.

 

*Fluid imbalance = too much fluid leaving capillaries or too little being absorbed into lymphatic system

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thymus

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The center of a lymph node follicle is called ____ 

germinal center

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Outer covering of a lymph node

Capsule

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name the organ and the indented area

crypt of the tonsil

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Define

MEMORY

Bodys ability to recall previously encountered pathogens by recognizing non-self antigens, thus provoking immune response

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A Right lymphatic duct

B Thoracic duct

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Name the tonsils

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2 & 3

Follicle

germinal center

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Cisterna chyli

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intestinal lymph nodes

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1) Capsule

 

of lymph node

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thymus 

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Efferent lymphatic vessel

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C

Hilus (hilum)

of lymph node

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cortex

of thymus

 

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medulla

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The germinal center contains what?

Dividing B cells

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5) Trabeculae

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what are trabeculae

collagenous capsule that extends into the body of the  lymph node

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inguinal lymph nodes