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  • 1. 

    The Lymphatic System consists of three main parts, structures or components. What are they?

    • A.

      Lymph capillaries, lymph vessels, lymph

    • B.

      A network of lymphatic vessels, lymph, lymph nodes

    • C.

      Pulmonary circulation, Systemic circulation, lymph vessels

    • D.

      Blood Plasma, lymph fluid, lymph vessels

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A network of lymphatic vessels, lymph, lymph nodes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a network of lymphatic vessels, lymph, and lymph nodes. The lymphatic system is responsible for maintaining fluid balance, fighting infections, and removing waste products from the body. Lymphatic vessels form a network throughout the body, carrying lymph, a clear fluid that contains white blood cells and waste products. Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped structures that filter the lymph and help in the production of immune cells. Together, these three components make up the main parts of the lymphatic system.

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  • 2. 

    Lymphatic System is responsible for

    • A.

      Returning fluid from the tissue to the bloodstream

    • B.

      Houses the immune system

    • C.

      Transport immune cells to and from the lymph nodes

    • D.

      Edema is a manifestation of disorder in the lymphatic system

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above
    Explanation
    The lymphatic system is responsible for multiple functions. It returns fluid from the tissues to the bloodstream, houses the immune system, and transports immune cells to and from the lymph nodes. Edema, which is the swelling caused by an accumulation of fluid, can occur as a result of a disorder in the lymphatic system. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the above."

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  • 3. 

    The lymphatic system is a ____________________ system that flows toward the heart.

    Correct Answer
    One way, One-way
    Explanation
    The lymphatic system is a one-way system that flows toward the heart. The lymphatic system is responsible for transporting lymph, a clear fluid that contains white blood cells and helps maintain fluid balance in the body. Lymph flows through lymphatic vessels and is eventually returned to the bloodstream near the heart.

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  • 4. 

    As the lymphatic vessels converge along their path, they become larger and larger vessels with changing names.  Describe the route from the tissue fluid back to the bloodstream.

    • A.

      Subclavian vein, collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks, collecting vessels, lymphatic capillaries

    • B.

      Collecting vessels, lymphatic capillaries, lymphatic trunks, cubclavian vein, collecting vessels

    • C.

      Varies with each individual

    • D.

      Lymphatic capillaires, collecting vessels,;subclavian vein, lyhmphatic trunks, collecting vessels

    • E.

      Lymphatic capillaries, collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks, collecting vessels, subclavian vein

    Correct Answer
    E. Lymphatic capillaries, collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks, collecting vessels, subclavian vein
    Explanation
    The correct answer describes the route from the tissue fluid back to the bloodstream. It starts with lymphatic capillaries, which collect the tissue fluid. Then, the fluid moves into collecting vessels, which merge to form larger lymphatic trunks. From the trunks, the fluid moves back into collecting vessels before finally entering the subclavian vein, which returns it to the bloodstream. This sequence of lymphatic capillaries, collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks, collecting vessels, and subclavian vein represents the correct route for the movement of lymphatic fluid.

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  • 5. 

    How is lymph propelled through the lymph vessel?

    Correct Answer
    By the pulsations of nearby arteries and contractions of smooth muscles in the walls of lymphatics
    Explanation
    Pulsation of nearby arteries and contractions of smooth muscles in the walls of the lymphatics is the correct answer

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  • 6. 

    ____________________,  ______________________, and  ____________________  are the Lymphoid Cells of the body.

    Correct Answer
    NK cells, T cells and B cells
    Explanation
    NK cells, T cells, and B cells are the three main types of lymphoid cells in the body. NK cells, or natural killer cells, are a type of cytotoxic lymphocyte that play a critical role in the innate immune response by recognizing and killing infected or abnormal cells. T cells are a type of lymphocyte that are responsible for cell-mediated immunity, coordinating the immune response, and killing infected cells. B cells are another type of lymphocyte that are involved in humoral immunity, producing antibodies to target specific pathogens. Together, these three types of lymphoid cells play essential roles in the body's immune defense.

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  • 7. 

    Natural Killer cells or NK cells kill all pathogens and cancer cells by ...

    • A.

      Carring them to the spleen

    • B.

      Phagocytosis

    • C.

      Apoptosis

    • D.

      Lysis

    • E.

      Reverse osmosis

    Correct Answer
    C. Apoptosis
    Explanation
    NK cells kill pathogens and cancer cells by inducing apoptosis, which is a programmed cell death. Apoptosis is a natural process in which cells undergo controlled self-destruction, preventing the spread of infection or the growth of abnormal cells. NK cells recognize and bind to these target cells, releasing cytotoxic granules that contain enzymes called granzymes. These granzymes enter the target cells and activate caspases, which are proteins that initiate the apoptotic pathway. This leads to the dismantling of the target cell's DNA, proteins, and organelles, ultimately causing cell death.

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  • 8. 

    T Cells (lymphocytes) mature in the __________________

    Correct Answer
    Thymus
    Explanation
    T cells, also known as lymphocytes, are a type of white blood cell that plays a crucial role in the immune system. These cells mature in the thymus gland, which is located in the upper chest behind the breastbone. The thymus is responsible for the development and maturation of T cells, allowing them to acquire the necessary receptors and become fully functional in recognizing and attacking foreign substances in the body. Therefore, the correct answer is the thymus.

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  • 9. 

    B Cells (lymphocytes) ..

    • A.

      Differentiate into plasma cells

    • B.

      Secrete antibodies

    • C.

      Mature in the bone marrow

    • D.

      Must be activated by T cells and Antigen Presenting Cells

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above
    Explanation
    B cells, also known as lymphocytes, have the ability to differentiate into plasma cells and secrete antibodies. They undergo maturation in the bone marrow. However, in order to be activated, B cells require the presence of T cells and Antigen Presenting Cells. Therefore, all of the given statements are correct.

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  • 10. 

    Cells that process foreign mattter and display antigenic fragments of it to certain T cells, thus alerting the innume system to the presence of the enemy are called..

    • A.

      Reticular cells

    • B.

      Dendritic cells

    • C.

      Macrophanges

    • D.

      Antigen- Presenting Cells

    • E.

      Neutriphils

    Correct Answer
    D. Antigen- Presenting Cells
    Explanation
    Antigen-presenting cells (APCs) are cells that process foreign matter and display antigenic fragments of it to certain T cells. This process alerts the immune system to the presence of the enemy and helps initiate an immune response. APCs include dendritic cells, macrophages, and B cells. They play a crucial role in the adaptive immune response by presenting antigens to T cells, which then activate and initiate an immune response against the foreign invader. Neutrophils, on the other hand, are not antigen-presenting cells and primarily function in the innate immune response.

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  • 11. 

    These cells engulf antigens _____________

    • A.

      Reticular Cells

    • B.

      Dendritic Cells

    • C.

      White Blood Cells

    • D.

      Macrophages

    • E.

      Leuokocytes

    Correct Answer
    A. Reticular Cells
    Explanation
    Reticular cells are a type of specialized cells found in lymphoid organs, such as the spleen and lymph nodes. They play a crucial role in the immune system by engulfing antigens. Antigens are foreign substances, such as bacteria or viruses, that can trigger an immune response. Reticular cells help in presenting these antigens to other immune cells, such as T cells and B cells, which then initiate an immune response to eliminate the invading pathogens. Therefore, reticular cells are involved in the recognition and removal of antigens, contributing to the body's defense against infections.

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  • 12. 

    What are the responsibilities of the Lymphoid tissue?

    • A.

      Furnishes a surveillance vantage point for WBC against pathogens

    • B.

      Houses and provide a prolifereation site for lymphocytes

    • C.

      Synthesis B cells

    • D.

      None of the above

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Furnishes a surveillance vantage point for WBC against pathogens
    B. Houses and provide a prolifereation site for lymphocytes
    Explanation
    The responsibilities of the Lymphoid tissue include furnishing a surveillance vantage point for white blood cells (WBC) against pathogens and housing and providing a proliferation site for lymphocytes. This means that the lymphoid tissue helps in the immune response by allowing WBC to monitor the body for any pathogens and providing a suitable environment for the growth and multiplication of lymphocytes, which are key players in the immune system.

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  • 13. 

    Diffuse is one type of Lymphoid Tissue and its main job is to..

    • A.

      Kill pathogens in locale areas

    • B.

      Scatter lymphocytes in the body. Also called Mucousa Associated Lymphatic Tissue (MALT)

    • C.

      Coat the esophogus tissues with mucous

    • D.

      Coat the Thymus with mucous

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Scatter lymphocytes in the body. Also called Mucousa Associated Lymphatic Tissue (MALT)
    Explanation
    Diffuse is a type of lymphoid tissue that scatters lymphocytes in the body. It is also known as Mucosa Associated Lymphatic Tissue (MALT). This tissue plays a crucial role in the immune system by helping to defend against pathogens and foreign substances in various areas of the body, such as the respiratory and digestive tracts. Unlike other options, diffuse does not coat the esophagus tissues with mucus or the thymus with mucus.

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  • 14. 

    There are two main types of Lymphatic tissue.  Lymphatic follicles (nodules)...

    • A.

      Dense regional area for lymphocytes and marcophages

    • B.

      Lymphoid tissue that is scattered throughout the body

    • C.

      Found in the axillary region

    • D.

      Located in the throiac area

    • E.

      A and D

    Correct Answer
    A. Dense regional area for lymphocytes and marcophages
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Dense regional area for lymphocytes and macrophages." This explanation is supported by the statement that lymphatic follicles (nodules) are a type of lymphatic tissue that is found in a dense regional area. This indicates that this type of lymphatic tissue is concentrated in specific regions of the body, rather than being scattered throughout. Additionally, the presence of lymphocytes and macrophages in this dense regional area suggests that it serves as a site for immune cell activity and response.

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  • 15. 

    The Primary lymphatic organs are the site where T and B cells become mature and immunocompetent.  This occurs in the ...

    • A.

      Thymus

    • B.

      Thymus, red bone marrow and Lymph nodes

    • C.

      Thymus and red bone marrow

    • D.

      Lymph nodes

    • E.

      Reb bone marrow

    Correct Answer
    C. Thymus and red bone marrow
    Explanation
    The primary lymphatic organs are the thymus and red bone marrow. These organs are responsible for the maturation and development of T and B cells, which are essential components of the immune system. The thymus is where T cells mature and acquire their immunocompetence, while red bone marrow is the site where B cells mature and become immunocompetent. Together, these organs play a crucial role in the production of functional immune cells that can effectively combat pathogens and foreign substances.

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  • 16. 

    Secondary lymphatic organs house immunocompent cells  and these organs are....

    • A.

      Lymph nodes

    • B.

      Tonsils

    • C.

      Spleen

    • D.

      Liver

    • E.

      A, B, and C

    Correct Answer
    E. A, B, and C
    Explanation
    Secondary lymphatic organs house immunocompetent cells, which play a crucial role in the body's immune response. Lymph nodes, tonsils, and spleen are all examples of secondary lymphatic organs. Lymph nodes filter lymph fluid and help trap and destroy pathogens. Tonsils are responsible for trapping and destroying pathogens that enter through the mouth and nose. The spleen filters blood and helps remove old or damaged red blood cells, as well as producing and storing certain types of white blood cells. Therefore, the correct answer is A, B, and C.

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  • 17. 

    The Reticular Cells seal off the cortex from the medulla and surround blood vessels and lymphocyte clusters in the cortex causing a ..

    • A.

      Allowing blood to move in one direction

    • B.

      Blood thymus barrier in the cortex

    • C.

      Allowing blood to migrate to the medulla

    • D.

      Forms a gateway to to the cortex

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Blood thymus barrier in the cortex
    Explanation
    The reticular cells in the thymus gland create a barrier called the blood thymus barrier in the cortex. This barrier separates the cortex from the medulla and prevents the movement of blood cells between these two regions. It helps to maintain the unique microenvironment of the thymus, which is essential for the maturation and development of T lymphocytes.

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  • 18. 

    Lymphocytes develop in the cortex of the Thymus where they are protected from blood borne antigens by the recticular cells that form the blood thymus barrier.  Once they develop the T cells migrate to the medulla and from here to the blood or lymphatic vessel.  The blood Thymus barrier exist ...

    • A.

      Only in the cortex of the Thymus

    • B.

      In the Cortex and Medulla of the Thymus

    • C.

      In the brain

    • D.

      In the medulla

    • E.

      In the lymphatic system

    Correct Answer
    A. Only in the cortex of the Thymus
    Explanation
    Lymphocytes develop in the cortex of the Thymus where they are protected from blood borne antigens by the reticular cells that form the blood thymus barrier. This indicates that the blood thymus barrier exists only in the cortex of the Thymus, not in the medulla or any other location mentioned in the options. Therefore, the correct answer is "Only in the cortex of the Thymus."

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  • 19. 

    The recticular cells secrete several signaling hormones to promote the development and activation of T cells.  What hormones are they?

    • A.

      Thymosin, thymopoietin, thymulin, interleukins and interferon

    • B.

      Interleukins and interferon

    • C.

      Thymosin, Thymopoietin, Thymulin

    • D.

      Thymosin and interferon

    • E.

      Thuymopoietin

    Correct Answer
    A. Thymosin, thymopoietin, thymulin, interleukins and interferon
    Explanation
    The recticular cells secrete several signaling hormones to promote the development and activation of T cells. These hormones include thymosin, thymopoietin, thymulin, interleukins, and interferon.

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  • 20. 

    The Thymus is very large in the fetus and after age 14 it begins to shrink. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The thymus is an organ located in the chest that plays a crucial role in the development of the immune system. During fetal development, the thymus is large and actively involved in producing and maturing immune cells. However, as a person reaches puberty and advances into adulthood, the thymus gradually decreases in size and becomes less active. This process is known as thymic involution. Therefore, it is true that the thymus is very large in the fetus and starts to shrink after the age of 14.

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  • 21. 

    Found in the skin, branches, and Mobil, they locate the antigen and take it to T and B cells in the Lymph node  __________.

    • A.

      Reticular cells

    • B.

      Dendritic cells

    • C.

      WBC cells

    • D.

      Lymphocytes

    Correct Answer
    B. Dendritic cells
    Explanation
    Dendritic cells are found in the skin, branches, and mobilize to locate antigens. They then transport these antigens to T and B cells in the lymph nodes.

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  • 22. 

    Branched and stationary cells their main function is to provide a framework for the lymph node.

    • A.

      Neutrophils

    • B.

      Macrophages

    • C.

      Recticular cells

    • D.

      RBC

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Recticular cells
    Explanation
    Reticular cells are a type of stationary cells found in lymph nodes that play a crucial role in providing a framework for the lymph node. They form a network of reticular fibers that support and organize the various immune cells within the lymph node. Neutrophils and macrophages are types of white blood cells that are involved in immune responses, but their main function is not specifically to provide a framework for the lymph node. RBCs, or red blood cells, are not typically found in lymph nodes. Therefore, the correct answer is reticular cells.

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