Lymphatics

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1. 
A major function of the lymphatic system is
 
return of tissue fluid to the cardiovascular system.
 
2. 
Aggregates of lymphoid nodules located in the wall of the ileum are
 
Peyer''s patches.
 
3. 
Collections of lymphoid tissue (MALT) that guard mucosal surfaces include all the following EXCEPT
 
thymus.
 
4. 
In addition to lymphoid function, this organ holds a reservoir of platelets.
 
Spleen
 
5. 
People suffering from a throat infection often complain of ""swollen glands."" What is the actual problem?
 
Some of the lymph nodes in the throat are full of bacteria
 
6. 
People suffering from a throat infection often complain of ""swollen glands."" What is the actual problem?
 
Some of the lymph nodes in the throat are full of bacteria.
 
7. 
he structural framework of lymphoid tissue is offered by
 
reticular connective tissue.
 
8. 
This structure attached to the cecum is in an ideal place to destroy bacteria before it migrates into the large intestine.
 
appendix
 
9. 
To assist with lymph return,
 
lymph vessels possess valves, like veins, to prevent backflow.
 
10. 
What lymphatic structure absorbs excess tissue fluid?
 
capillary
 
11. 
What lymphatic structure absorbs lipids in the intestine?
 
lacteal