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Reference : Human Physiology - Silverthorn
The quiz above includes the following questions :
- 1. Of the approximately 20 liters of fluid that filters from the blood into tissue spaces each day, roughly how much enters the lymphatic system?
- 2. What happens to the other 17 liters?
- 3. Which lymphatic duct returns lymph collected from the left side of the body, and from below the thorax?
- 4. Why are lipids and lipid-soluble vitamins transported by the lacteals of the lymphatic system, rather than in the blood?
- 5. Skeletal muscle contractions, the pull of the skin and fascia on movement, and pressure changes during breathing move lymph along the lymphatic vessels. What are these forces called?
- 6. In the respiratory pump, lymph is moved through the lymphatic vessels as inhalation causes an increase in pressure in the abdominal region and a decrease in pressure in the ...
- 7. The internal pressure which helps move lymph within the lymphatic vessels comes from smooth muscle contraction in the ...
- 8. Approximately how many lymph nodes are there in a human body?
- 9. The lymph vessels which drains drain lymph out of a lymph node are refered to as ...
- 10. Where in the body are lymphoctes formed?
- 11. Which of the following are one of the main types of lymphocytes?
- 12. The primary site for the maturation of T cells is the ...
- 13. In specific (or ‘adaptive’) immunity, which type of lymphocyte produces antibodies?
- 14. Which type of cells produce cytokines, to direct the immune response?
- 15. What is synthesised in the white pulp of the spleen?