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The lymph-vascular system consists of
lymph vessels, lymph nodes and lymph tissue
The lymphatic organs are
spleen, thymus
The lymphatic system is an auxiliary to our _______ system.
venous
What does the lymphatic system use for its pumping mechanism?
muscles, exercise
The ___________ gland controls the T-cells.
thymus
The ______acts as a filter for the blood and also makes antibodies.
spleen,
The lymph vessels have what to prevent the back-flow of lymph?
cup shaped valves
_______ are also aggregates of lymph nodules located in the walls of the pharynx and root of the tongue.
tonsils
______________ are also lymph glands and are located at the back of the nose.
adenoids
Cancer of the lymphatics is called _______________>
leukemia
Cancer cells are often transported from a primary tumor to other regions of the body via _________.
lymphatics