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Right lymphatic duct drains into ________; thoracic duct drains into _______.
right subclavian vein, left subclavian vein
What are the two major functions of lymph nodes?
filter lymph and produce lymphocytes
What two types of cells reside in the lymph node?
macrophages and lymphocytes
lymph organ that also acts as a blood reservoir
spleen
collectively called MALT
Peyer's patches and tonsils
what are the body's non-specific defense systems?
skin and mucous membranes,cells and chemicals, inflammatory response, interferon, fever
what is an antigen?
any substance capable of exciting an immune response
what three factors describe an immune response?
antigen specific
systemic
has memory