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1

Structure of lymph __________
1. Each lymph node is surrounded by a _______________________________, which extends inward, dividing node into several cortical nodules

node
fibrous capsule

2

structure of lymph node
Each cortical nodule is filled with ____ lymphocytes

B

3

structure of lymph
Around each ______________________________ are sinuses with the lymph

cortical nodule

4

structure of lymph
In the center of the node is the _________________, composed of medullary cords and sinuses

medulla

5

structure of lymph
______________________________ are filled with phagocytic cells.

medullary sinuses

6

structure of lymph
Lymph enters the cortical sinuses from several __________________ lymph vessels

afferent

7

structure of lymph
Lymph flows into medullary sinuses and then out one or two _______________ lymph vessels

efferent (leaving)

8

___________________ of lymph nodes
1. _________________________ lymph nodes

Preauricular
Preauricular

9

____________________ and submaxillary lymph nodes

submental

10

Superficial __________________ lymph nodes

cervical

11

Superficial cubital, or ______________________________, lymph nodes

supratrochlear

12

________________ lymph nodes

axillary

13

__________________ lymph nodes

inguinal

14

____________________ of lymph nodes
1. _______________
a. ___________________
b. __________________________

function
defense
filtration
phagocytosis

15

_____________________________ (there is the maturation of some lymphocytes and monocytes that migrated from red marrow

Hematopoiesis