Flashcards in Lymphatics Deck (32)
Functional unit in Lymphatics that lies between two semilunar valves of the lymph vessel
Primary organs that serves as Maturation sites
Secondary organs that serves as Expansion sites.
Function of Bone marrow
Bone marrow is lined with?
Endosteum in cancellous bones
Bone marrow contains?
Red marrow and Yellow marrow
Between red and yellow marrow, which is responsible for production blood contents
Yellow marrow in bone marrow is for?
Storage of fats
Location of Thymus gland
Between lungs/ Anterior of mediastinal cavity/ Posterior of sternum
Thymus gland produces?
What is needed for T cells to mature?
The gland starts to decrease its size at the age of?
Thymus gland becomes fatty tissue completely at the age of?
Remnants of THYMUS gland
Other term for tonsils
What are the tonsils?
Tonsil most commonly present in patient who is mouth breather
Tonsil commonly involved in children
Tonsilitis in children is due to?
The largest LYMPHATIC organ
Spleen is found at what vertebral level
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
Cord of Bill roth is found in?
Red pulp of SPLEEN
Hematopoeitic organs of fetus
A bean shaped organ containing around 500 in the body.
True or False. Lymph nodes contains both AFFERENT and EFFERENT lymphatic vessels.
Functions f Lymph nodes.
A. Filtering and phagocytosis
B. Proliferation of lymphocytes
Lymphatic vessels that drains at the RIGHT SUBCLAVIAN veins.
Thoracic duct drains at what veins?
Left subclavian veins
Left internal jugular vein