Chapter 20: Lymphatic System

20 Questions  I  By Msmesha on June 9, 2009
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1.  Which of the following is due to a viral infection involving the lymph nodes and is called the “kissing disease”?
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2.  What structure is concerned with the processing and maturation of T lymphocytes?
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3.               If proteins are allowed to accumulate in the interstitial space, they will
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4.  What is the name of the lymph nodes that drain the head and neck region?
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5.               What is the term that refers to the removal of the palatine tonsils?
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6.               These structures are located near the opening of the nasal cavity in the upper throat and are also called the adenoids.
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7.               This lymphoid organ is located in the ventral cavity, thoracic cavity, and mediastinum.
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8.  Where does lymph originally come from?
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9.  The spleen, thymus gland, tonsils, and lymph nodes are
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10.  Lymph from the right arm and the right side of the head and thorax drain into the
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11.  The spleen
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12.  Which of the following is described as partially encapsulated lymph nodes located in the throat area?
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13.  Thymosin
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14.  What happens if the lymphatic vessels and nodes are removed from the right axillary region?
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15.  Which of the following conditions is most likely to cause a platelet deficiency?
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16.               What is (are) the lymphoid structure(s) that are generally removed during mastectomy?
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17.  A lacteal is located within the
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18.  The subclavian vein
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19.  The inguinal lymph nodes
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20.  The right lymphatic duct and the thoracic duct empty into the
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