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1

What are the 2 primary lymphatic organs?

red bone marrow
thymus gland

2

What are the 3 secondary lymphatic organs and tissues?

lymph nodes
spleen
MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue)

3

What does MALT stand for?

mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue

4

What is included MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue)?

tonsils
Peyer's patches
appendix