Flashcards in Lymphatic System Deck (54):
Which vessel drains the arm?
Which major force that causes interstitial fluid to enter lymphatic capillaries?
Tissue hydrostatic pressure.
The main activity that causes fluid to flow through lymphatic vessels is
The white pulp of the spleen produce
An infection results when pathogens
Grow & cause damage.
The fact that humans usually cannot contract monkey pneumonia is explained by the theory of
Which is NOT an enzyme capable of destroying bacteria?
Fibrin- clotting protein.
The most common immunoglobulin for allergies?
Erythrocytes clump together because of
Which processes can be initiated by any type of antibody fixation?
The process which increases the chance of a neutrophil or monocyte engulfing an invader?
Tumors are most likely inactivated by
Cytotoxic T cells.
Increase in antibody levels in a second antigen exposure is due to
Memory B cell.
Where are B lymphocytes believed to mature in adult humans?
What happens if the pectoral lymph nodes were removed during a surgical procedure?
- Edema would
The main cause of edema following damage to an area of lymphatic vessels?
Increase in tissue proteins.
An efferent lymphatic vessel is carrying fluid
Away from a node.
Which of the following is NOT an area that contains lymph nodes?
- Abdominal cavity
- Cranial cavity
- Thoracic cavity
- Axillary cavity
Which nodes cannot be directly palpated?
The breast tissue fluid will drain into
Where is the thymus gland located?
Cells within the thymus gland probably originated from
Red pulp of the spleen functions to phagocytize
The following are symptoms of inflammation except
Which inflammatory response provides the greatest protection from the spread of pathogens?
Major pathologic feature of inflammation is
Loss of function.
What is the main inflammatory blood cell?
Which of these does NOT belong with the others?
Which is a specific immune defense?
Antigens are foreign substances recognized by
- T cells
- B cells
Which of the following could NOT be antigenic?
Which activates the cytotoxic T cells?
Which factor activates phagocytosis by monocytes?
T cells may produce _____, which is lethal to the target cells invaded by a pathogen.
Humoral immunity is mediated by which cells?
The specific source of antibodies is
A gamma-globinemia will seriously impair
The heavy chains of an immunoglobulin differ by having more
AIDS is caused by viruses that specifically invade
Purified protein derivative is used to screen for
What cause the symptoms of an immediate allergy reaction?
Which of the following is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland?
The walls of lymphatic vessels are similar to those of cardiovascular
Lymphatic trunk that drains the upper limb is the
Lymphatic capillaries are able to receive cellular debris and foreign particles because of the structure of their
Flap like valves.
What traits characterize antigens?
Antigens may be proteins, polysaccharides, glycolipids, or glycoproteins that stimulate an immune response.
Which of the following molecules is NOT generally produced by T cells and macrophages?
B cells activated when it encounters an antigen that matches its B cell
Receptors and receives cytokines from helper T cells.
Antibodies interact with antigens in all of these ways except
Which of these would not be found in lymph fluid?
These 3 belong together_____ except:
- Lymph node
Where would Peyer's patches be found?
Which lymph nodes could NOT be palpated with the fingers?