The Lymphatic and Immune System

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Created Dec 20, 2011
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Lymph
 
Fluid in the tissue spaces that carries protein molecules and other substances back to the...
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Interstitial Fluid
 
Tissue fluid
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Cisterna Chyli
 
Storage area for lymph moving into the venous system
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Thoracic Duct
 
Drains 3/4 of the body
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Thymus
 
Lymphoid tissue organ located in the mediastinum
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Lacteals
 
Lympatic capillaries in the wall of the small intestines.
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Complement
 
Proteins normally present in an inactive state in the blood, whcih when activated kill foreign...
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Natural
 
Acquired immunity
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Antigen
 
A substance that causes the formation of antibodies
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Humoral
 
Antibody-mediated immunity
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Inborn
 
Inherited immunity
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Antibodies
 
Protein compounds normally present in the body that contain combining sites on the molecular...
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Plasma Cells
 
Immune system structures that secrete copious amounts of antibodies into the blood
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Lymphocytes
 
most numerous immune cells
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Phagocytes
 
Ingest and digest bacteria
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B Cells
 
function indirectly to make humoral immunity
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T Cells
 
produce cell-mediated immunity
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Monocytes
 
Develop into macrophages once in the tissue


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