The movement of lymph within lymphatic vessels is dependent upon _____.
Amoeboid movement of the cellular component of the lymph, primarily the T-cells that "travel".
Skeletal muscle contraction, peristalsis of muscles around lymphatic vessels and the action of one-way valves.
Suction from the contracting lymph nodes.
Residual blood pressure forcing the plasma through the blood vessels.
Role of spleen of mammals is to
Act as a haempoietic tissue
Secrete digestive enzymes
The lymphatic system consists of ______.
All of the plasma components of the bloodstream
Lymphatic vessels and lymphoid organs
All fluids inside the body's cells
All liquids in the body whether inside the cells or in spaces between the tissues.
Lacteals are lymphatic vessels found in the
- more WBCs and no RBCs
- more RBCs and less WBCs
- no plasma
- Plasma without proteins
- decolouration of skin
- swelling of tissues
- swelling of spleen
- appearence of skin rash
Malfunction of lymph vessels of gastrointestinal tract can result in
The network of tissues and organs that help in getting rid of toxins from body is
Which organ of our body stores extra blood and releases during emergency?
Islet of langerhans