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Ch. 20 Online Quiz

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The thymus is most active during ________. fetal development. a fetal development b. childhood c. middle age d. old age b. childhood
Which of the following is not a function of the lymphatic system? a. carrying out immune responses b. transporting dietary fats c. transporting respiratory gases d. draining excess interstitial fluid c. transporting respiratory gases
Which of the following is not a normal component of lymph? a. red blood cells b. plasma proteins c. water d. ions a. red blood cells
True or False: Like blood, lymph flows both to and from the heart.False
Functions of the spleen include all of those below except ________. a. storage of blood platelets b. removal of old or defective blood cells from the blood c. storage of iron d. forming crypts that trap bacteria d. forming crypts that trap bacteria
Select the correct statement about lymph transport. a. Lymph transport is faster than that occurring in veins. b. Lymph transport depends on the movement of adjacent tissues, such as skeletal muscles. c. Lymph transport is only necessary when illness causes tissue swelling. d. Under normal conditions, lymph vessels are very high-pressure conduits.b. Lymph transport depends on the movement of adjacent tissues, such as skeletal muscles.
Select the correct statement about lymphocytes. a. B cells produce plasma cells, which secrete antibodies into the blood. b. T cells are the precursors of B cells. c. T cells are the only form of lymphocyte found in lymphoid tissue. d. The two main types are T cells and macrophages.a. B cells produce plasma cells, which secrete antibodies into the blood.
The lymphatic capillaries are ________. a. completely impermeable b. less permeable than blood capillaries c. as permeable as blood capillaries d. more permeable than blood capillariesd. more permeable than blood capillaries
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