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Interstitial fluid: Quiz


Question 1: At the ________ end of a vessel, the hydrostatic pressure is greater than the osmotic pressure, so the net movement (see net flux) favors water and other solutes being passed into the tissue fluid.
ArteryBlood vesselArterial treeSystemic circulation

Question 2: To prevent a build-up of tissue fluid surrounding the cells in the tissue, the ________ plays a part in the transport of tissue fluid.
Lymphatic systemSpleenImmune systemCirculatory system

Question 3: This causes swelling, and can often be seen around the feet and ankles, for example ________.
Wuchereria bancroftiFilariasisElephantiasisBrugia malayi

Question 4: ________, platelets, and plasma proteins cannot pass through the walls of the capillaries.
Blood donationBlood typeHematologyRed blood cell

Question 5: The water potential is created due to the ability of small ________ to pass through the walls of capillaries.
SolventPartition coefficientSolubilitySolubility equilibrium

Question 6: Hydrostatic pressure is generated by the pumping force of the ________.
HeartTorsoCirculatory systemLymphatic system

Question 7: Plasma, the major component in blood, communicates freely with interstitial fluid through pores and intercellular clefts in ________ endothelium.
CapillaryHeartArteryCirculatory system

Question 8: The position of swelling is due to the effects of ________.
General relativityIntroduction to general relativityGravitationEquivalence principle

Question 9: The ________ returns protein and excess interstitial fluid to the circulation.
Lymphatic systemImmune systemCirculatory systemSpleen

Question 10: At the ________ end, the osmotic pressure is greater, so the net movement favors substances being passed back into the capillary.
Vertebral veinInternal jugular veinBrachiocephalic veinVein


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