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1

Distribution of lymphatic vessels
1. ___________________ capillaries

lymphatic

2

There are networks of lymphatic capillaries over the entire ________

body

3

Lymphatic vessels are __________________ capillaries (closed at one end)

blinded- ended

4

Pores between endothelial cells open as volume of interstitial fluid ___________

increase

5

__________________ are lymphatic capillaries that absorb digested food from the intestines

lacteals

6

Larger lymphatic vessels are formed by the merger of lymphatic capillaries and small ____________________

lymphatics

7

The right lymphatic duct drains lymph from right upper quadrant of body into _______________________________________ vein

right subclavian

8

__________________________
a. originates from the __________________________________ in the lumbar region
b. Drains lymph from __________________________________________ of body and entire _________ side of the body into the _________ subclavian vein

Thoracic Duct
cisterna chyli
right lower quadrant
left
left

9

Structure of lymphatic vessels
1. Resemble __________ except:
a. Lymphatics have _______________ walls.
b. Lymphatics contain more _____________
c. Lymphatics contain lymph ___________
2. Numerous ____________________ valves present

veins
thinner
valves
nodes
semilunar

10

Functions of lymphatic ______________
1. Return ___________ to blood

vessels
fluid

11

function of lymphatic
Return proteins and large __________________ to blood

particles

12

function of lymphatic
Fat and other nutrients from small intestine absorbed by __________________

lacteals