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1

Blood plasma and lymph are identical except for their respective locations in the body


False

2

What part of the lymphatic system is most closely associated with capillary beds?

lymphatic cappilaries

3

How are lymphatic collecting vessels different from veins?

Lymphatic collecting vessels have endothelial flap valves, but veins do not.

4

All lymph is eventually returned to circulation via the __________.

subclavian veins

5

Which of the following is NOT a function of lymphatic vessels?

delivery of nutrients to tissues

6

plasma cell

produces antibodies

7

macrophage

phagocytic cell

8

dendritic cell

captures antigens and brings them back to lymph nodes

9

reticular cell

fibroblast-like cell that produces the reticular fiber stroma

10

Reticular connective tissue is found in all lymphoid organs and tissues.

True

11

Which of the following lists the correct order of lymph flow through the lymph node?

afferent vessel, subcapsular sinus, medullary sinuses, efferent vessel

12

Which of the following is NOT a role of the spleen?

serve as a site of T cell maturation

13

Choose the true statement about the thymus.

After puberty, the thymus begins to decrease in size.

14

The main role of the tonsils is to __________.

gather and remove pathogens entering through the pharynx

15

Which of the following is NOT a part of the mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue (MALT)?

the spleen

16

Except for the __________ and the spleen, the lymphoid organs are poorly developed at birth.

tonsils

17

Which of the following is not a characteristic of lymph nodes

Lymph nodes produce lymph.