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Lymph: Quiz


Question 1: It enters the lymph vessels by ________ through pores in the walls of capillaries.

Question 2: Water and solutes can freely pass between the ISF and blood via diffusion across ________ walls and thus both are in dynamic equilibrium with each other.
HeartArteryCirculatory systemCapillary

Question 3: The encapsulated tissue includes the spleen and the ________.
Lymph nodeLymphatic systemLymph vesselImmune system

Question 4: The two primary lymph systems are the thymus gland and the ________, where the immune cells form or mature.
Lymphatic systemBone marrowHematopoietic stem cellImmune system

Question 5: The lymph then travels to at least one ________ before emptying ultimately into the right or the left subclavian vein, where it mixes back with blood.
SpleenLymph nodeImmune systemLymphatic system

Question 6: If excessive hydrostatic pressure develops within the lymph vessels, though, some fluid can leak back and contribute to formation of ________.

Question 7: Likewise, the lymph formed in the ________ called chyle is rich in triglycerides (fat), and looks milky white.
Endocrine systemStomachImmune systemDigestion

Question 8: Lymph movement occurs despite low pressure due to peristalsis (propulsion of the lymph due to alternate contraction and relaxation of smooth muscle), valves, and compression during contraction of adjacent skeletal muscle and ________ pulsation.
Arterial treeBlood vesselArterySystemic circulation

Question 9: In particular, the lymph that leaves a lymph node is richer in ________.
Adaptive immune systemThymocyteLymphocyteImmune system

Question 10: ________ supplies nutrients and important metabolites to the cells of a tissue and collects back the waste products they produce, which requires exchange of respective constituents between the blood and tissue cells.
BloodBlood plasmaPlateletRed blood cell


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