Ch 20 Lymphatic

  1. Lymph leaves a lymph node via ___.




    C) efferent lymphatic vessels
  2. Large clusters of lymph nodes occur in all of the following locations except ______. 




    B) lower extremities
  3. Lymph capillaries are absent in all but which of the following?




    C) digestive organs
  4. Select the correct statement about lymphoid tissue.




    D) Lymphoid tissue is predominantly reticular connective tissue
  5. Which of the following is NOT a mucosa associated lymphatic tissue?




    D) thymus
  6. Which of the following is NOT a method that maintains lymph flow? 




    A) smooth muscle contraction
  7. Functions of the spleen include all of those below EXCEPT _____.




    B) forming crypts that trap bacteria
  8. The thymus is the only lymphoid organ that does NOT:




    D) directly fight antigens
  9. Which cells become immunocompetent due to thymic hormones?




    B) lymphocytes
  10. Which of the following is NOT a normal component of lymph?




    A) red blood cells
  11. Which lymphatic structure drains lymph from the upper right limb and right side of the head and thorax?




    D) right lymphatic duct
  12. The tonsils located at the base of the tongue are the ____.




    C) lingual tonsils
  13. Select the correct statement about lymphocytes.




    D) B cells produce plasma cells, which secrete antibodies into the blood
  14. Lymphoid tissue that appears as a swelling of the mucosa in the oral cavity is called a _____.




    C) tonsil
  15. Which of the following is NOT a function of lymph nodes?




    D) produce lymph fluid and cerebro-spinal fluid
  16. A sentinel node is _____.




    D) the first node to receive lymph from an area suspected to be cancerous
  17. The distal portion of the small intestine contains clumps of lymph follicles called ______.




    A) Peyer's patches
  18. Peyer's patches are found in the _____.




    D) ileum of small intestine
  19. Which of the following would NOT be classified as a lymphatic structure?




    B) pancreas
  20. When lymphatic structures are blocked due to tumors the result is _____.




    B) severe localized edema distal to the blockage
  21. The lymphatic capillaries are _____.




    D) more permeable than blood capillaries
  22. Both lymph and venous blood flow are heavily dependent on _____.




    D) skeletal muscle contractions
  23. Select the correct statement about lymph transport.




    A) depends on movement of adjacent tissues such as skeletal muscles
  24. What is a bubo?




    C) an infected lymph node
  25. Which of the following are function of lymphoid tissue?




    C) A and C
  26. The thymus is most active during ______.




    C) childhood
  27. What effect does age have on the size of the thymus?




    D) the thymus initially increases in size and then decreases in size from adolescence through old age
  28. Small organs associated with lymphatic vessels are termed ____.




    B) lymph nodes
  29. Antibodies that act against a particular foreign substance are released by _____.




    B) plasma cells
  30. Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system?




    C) transporting respiratory gases
  31. What effect does age have on size of the thymus?




    B) initially increases and then decreases in size from adolescence through old age
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Ch 20 Lymphatic
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Lymphatic system
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