The Lymphatic And Immune System

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Lymph
Fluid in the tissue spaces that carries protein molecules and other substances back to the...
Interstitial Fluid
Tissue fluid
Cisterna Chyli
Storage area for lymph moving into the venous system
Thoracic Duct
Drains 3/4 of the body
Thymus
Lymphoid tissue organ located in the mediastinum
Lacteals
Lympatic capillaries in the wall of the small intestines.
Complement
Proteins normally present in an inactive state in the blood, whcih when activated kill foreign...
Natural
Acquired immunity
Antigen
A substance that causes the formation of antibodies
Humoral
Antibody-mediated immunity
Inborn
Inherited immunity
Antibodies
Protein compounds normally present in the body that contain combining sites on the molecular...
Plasma Cells
Immune system structures that secrete copious amounts of antibodies into the blood
Lymphocytes
most numerous immune cells
Phagocytes
Ingest and digest bacteria
B Cells
function indirectly to make humoral immunity
T Cells
produce cell-mediated immunity
Monocytes
Develop into macrophages once in the tissue


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