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Functional unit in Lymphatics that lies between two semilunar valves of the lymph vessel

Lymphangions

2

Primary organs that serves as Maturation sites

Bone marrow
Thymus gland

3

Secondary organs that serves as Expansion sites.

Tonsils
Spleen
Lymph nodes

4

Function of Bone marrow

Hematopoeisis

5

Bone marrow is lined with?

Endosteum in cancellous bones

6

Bone marrow contains?

Red marrow and Yellow marrow

7

Between red and yellow marrow, which is responsible for production blood contents

Red marrow

8

Yellow marrow in bone marrow is for?

Storage of fats

9

Location of Thymus gland

Between lungs/ Anterior of mediastinal cavity/ Posterior of sternum

10

Thymus gland produces?

THYMOSIN

11

What is needed for T cells to mature?

THYMOSIN

12

The gland starts to decrease its size at the age of?

10

13

Thymus gland becomes fatty tissue completely at the age of?

12

14

Remnants of THYMUS gland

Hassall's corpuscle

15

Other term for tonsils

Waldeyer's ring

16

What are the tonsils?

Adenoids
Tubal
Palatine
Lingual

17

Tonsil most commonly present in patient who is mouth breather

Adenoids

18

Tonsil commonly involved in children

Adenoids

19

Tonsilitis in children is due to?

Nasal blockage

20

The largest LYMPHATIC organ

SPLEEN

21

Spleen is found at what vertebral level

T10-L1

22

Functions of SPLEEN

A. Removal of blood-borne antigens in WHITE pulp
B. Removal of old and defective RBCs in RED pulp
C. Storage of platelets
D. Hematopoeisis in FETUS

23

Cord of Bill roth is found in?

Red pulp of SPLEEN

24

Hematopoeitic organs of fetus

Bone marrow
Spleen
Liver

25

A bean shaped organ containing around 500 in the body.

Lymph nodes

26

True or False. Lymph nodes contains both AFFERENT and EFFERENT lymphatic vessels.

True

27

Functions f Lymph nodes.

A. Filtering and phagocytosis
B. Proliferation of lymphocytes

28

Lymphatic vessels that drains at the RIGHT SUBCLAVIAN veins.

Lymphatic ducts

29

Thoracic duct drains at what veins?

Left subclavian veins
Left internal jugular vein

30

It is the main duct of the body.

Thoracic duct