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Anatomy and Physiology Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 14 :
Lymphatic System and Immunity

Quiz 14 :
Lymphatic System and Immunity

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The thymus is located in the mediastinum behind the sternum.
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The function of the thymus is to destroy older, worn out red blood cells.
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During the primary immune response, B cells give rise to plasma cells.
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Active immunity results when a person has an immune response to a pathogen causing a disease or infection.
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The structure of a lymphatic vessel is most similar to what type of blood vessel?
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Name the two collecting ducts that drain lymphatic trunks.
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What situation will result in increased formation of lymph?
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What drives the movement of lymph through lymphatic vessels?
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Mrs. Anderson was diagnosed with breast cancer in her right breast. During her mastectomy (breast removal), the surgeon also removed lymph nodes in the axillary region. What is a potential problem that might develop for Mrs. Anderson?
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What part of a lymph node do blood vessels enter and exit?
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What cell type found in lymph nodes engulf and destroy damaged cells, foreign substances, and cellular debris?
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What is one characteristic of the spleen?
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What is the stimulus for production of interferons?
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What are the most active phagocytic cells in circulating blood?
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Select the example of a specific (adaptive) defense mechanism.
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Name the cells that are primarily responsible for immunity.
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What is the function of T lymphocytes?
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What type of cell is targeted by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)?
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What cell types are required for a normal immune response to occur?
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What is the most abundant immunoglobulin in the blood?
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