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Flashcards in Anatomy - Lymphatic System Deck (10):
1

The main function of the _____ is to remove bacteria and worn out or damaged erythrocytes and platelets.

Spleen

2

What are the components of the lymphatic system?

Lymph, lymphocytes, lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, thymus

3

The ____ system carries fluid away from tissues.

Lymphatic

4

In cases of abdominal trauma, the _____ is the most commonly injured organ.

Spleen

5

Where are inguinal nodes found?

Groin

6

In the lymphatic system, what is the function of the thymus?

Creation of lymphocytes

7

____ cell lymphocytes identify foreign substance in body.

T

8

The lymphatic system starts where?

Thymus

9

What are the three roles of the lymphatic system?

maintain fluid balance in tissues
absorb fats from the GI track
Immune system of the body

10

Lymph is in everything except?

CNS, bone marrow