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1
The lymphatic system helps maintain blood volume by
A)transporting lymphocytes.
B)regulating vessel fluids.
C)aiding the cardiovascular system.
D)functions of the spleen.
2
Which of these listed characteristics do not describe lymph?
A)Associated with the central nervous system
B)Originates in interstitial fluid
C)Can contain cell debris and pathogens
D)Amounts to about 3 liters a day
3
Lymphatic vessels are similar to ____________.
A)deep arteries
B)small veins
C)pumping vessels
D)capillaries
4
Lymphatic capillaries are NOT found in ____________.
A)areolar connective tissue
B)muscle
C)epithelia
D)intestinal walls
5
Which vessel is responsible for draining lymph from deep thoracic structures?
A)Intestinal trunk
B)Thoracic duct
C)Bronchomediastinal trunk
D)Lymphatic duct
6
The only primary lymphatic structure in this list is the __________.
A)spleen
B)tonsils
C)MALT
D)thymus
7
The process of wandering cancer cells from a primary tumor establishing a secondary tumor is referred to as ___________.
A)breast cancer
B)pathology
C)metastisis
D)lymphedema
8
The right lymphatic duct
A)drains lymph from the upper half of the body.
B)returns lymph to right internal jugular vein.
C)drains lymph from cisterna chyli.
D)extends from right side of the diaphragm.
9
Where would an immune response be initiated?
A)Mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue
B)Immune response system
C)Thymus
D)Lymphatic vessel
10
Which description is NOT accurate?
A)Formed elements are produced in red bone marrow through the process of hemopoiesis.
B)The hormones thymosin, thymulin, and thymopoietin are produced in the thymus.
C)All formed elements leave the bone morrow and directly enter the blood and circulate.
D)An adult thymus has lost thymic tissue and gained adipose connective tissue.
11
Which of the following can be found in every organ?
A)peyers patches
B)white pulp
C)secondary structures
D)diffuse lymphatic tissue
12
The function of the spleen is to
A)help support formation of formed elements.
B)filter lymph before it returns to the blood.
C)promote lymphocyte maturation.
D)filter the blood and help initiate an immune response.
13
Which of the following formed elements does not mature in the blood?
A)Basophils
B)T-lymphocytes
C)Eosionphils
D)Neutrophils
14
Hemorrhaging could cause platelets to re-enter the blood from __________.
A)splenic artery
B)red pulp
C)plasma
D)bone marrow
15
Adenoids are
A)enlarged pharyngeal tonsils.
B)clusters of lymph nodes.
C)enlarged lingual tonsils.
D)hormones produces by the thymus.







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