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The lymphatic system is a ____ way system that begins with___________.
One.
lymphatic capillaries.
(flows 1 way from a capillary to ever-larger lymphatic vessels to a lymphatic duct, which enters a subclavian vein.)
Edema
localized swelling caused by the accumliation of tissue fluid.
Lymph
tissue fluid that enters the lymphatic vessels.
T& B cells are made in _____
T cells mature in the____
bone marrow
thymus gland
Where is blood filtered?
Where is Lymph filtered?
Liver & spleen
Lymph nodes.
5 tissues of the lymphatic system.
spleen, liver, thymus gland, tonsils, red bone marrow.
Purpose of the lymphatic system?
filter & plays a portion in immunity.
T cells kill______
B cells kill ______
NK cells kill_______
T- Virus
B-Bacteria
NK-cancer
Helper T-Cells
regulate immunity by secreting cytokines that kill cells.
perforin
molecules that perforate a plasma membrane, forming a pore that allows water & salt to enter causng the cell to sweel and burst.
Cytotoxic T cells
kills cells with perforin.
IGA is in ____ and contributes to _____immunity
Breast milk
IGE
IGE-
T-Cells
responsible for immediate allergic response (Be sting)
-delayed (TB)
T-cells need_____ to introduce them to infected cells
APC (antigen pesenting cells)
Mono
illness caused by over production of B cells.
lymphatic system dumps lymph into the____ by the_____
heart
subclavian
B cells make______ that have a memory for antigens
antibodies