A&P2 Test 2 (9)

  1. 5 lymph trunks
    lumbar trunk, intestinal trunk, bronchomediastinal trunk, jugular trunk,  subclavian trunks
  2. 2 ducts
    thoracic (left lymphatic) duct, right lymphatic duct
  3. the main duct for the return of lymph to blood.
    thoracic (left lymphatic) duct
  4. A vessel of the lymphatic system that drains lymph from the upper right side of the body and empties it into the right subclavian vein.;receives lymph from the upper right side of the body
    right lymphatic duct
  5. A lymphatic vessel that begins as a dilation called the cisterna chyli, receives lymph from the left side of the head, neck, and chest, left arm, and the entire body below the ribs, and empties into the junction between the internal jugular and left subclavian veins. Also called the left lymphatic
    thoracic duct
  6. All lymph returns to the bloodstream through the thoracic (left) lymphatic duct and right lymphatic duct
    routes of drainage
  7. 2 primary lymphatic organs
    red bone marrow and thymus
  8. the sites where stem cells divide and become immunocompetent
    primary lymphatic organs
  9. the sites where most immune responses occur.
    secondary lymphatic organs and tissues
  10. 3 secondary lymphatic organs and tissues
    lymph nodes, the spleen, and lymphatic nodules
  11. They are scattered throughout the body, both superficially and deep, and usually occur in groups
    structure of lymph mode
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A&P2 Test 2 (9)
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