Human Anatomy & Physiology: The Lymphatic System

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Human Anatomy & Physiology: The Lymphatic System - Quiz

I created these quizzes to help me study for my A&P exams. This quiz deals with the lymphatic system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The lymphatic system is a subsystem of the ____________ system. It includes a network of vessels that assist in _________ the __________. The lymphatic system does not include _______ or a _______.
  • 2. 
    The lymphatic system has three main functions. It _______ and ______ excess ______ (_____) ______ to the ____________; it helps _____ the body against ________________ with the production of _______________; and it absorbs ______ from the _______ and _______ them to the _____________.
  • 3. 
    ________ are lymphatic capillaries in the villi of the small intestine.
    • A. 

      Lymphocytes

    • B. 

      Lymphatic trunks

    • C. 

      Thoracic ducts

    • D. 

      Lacteals

    • E. 

      Thoracic vessels

  • 4. 
    Lacteals are responsible for _______ recently absorbed ______ from the _____________.
  • 5. 
    The ________ is a drainage system designed to collect excess _______ fluid and return it to the ____________. This is known as a ________________ and begins as __________.
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