Biology Practice Problems Immune System Practice Problems Solution: LymphA. returns fluid through vessels that connect...

Solution: LymphA. returns fluid through vessels that connect to the aortaB. forms at the rate of 2-3 liters per dayC. is mainly water and is free of proteinsD. flows through the venous network of vessels from the peripheryE. is propelled by gravity

Problem

Lymph

A. returns fluid through vessels that connect to the aorta

B. forms at the rate of 2-3 liters per day

C. is mainly water and is free of proteins

D. flows through the venous network of vessels from the periphery

E. is propelled by gravity

Solution

The lymphatic system is a component of the vascular system and has a significant role in immune system. Its main function includes removal of tissue interstitial fluids, transport of white blood cells, as well as antigen-presenting cells.

Lymph is the fluid used in the lymphatic system. It is a clear fluid that is discharged into the blood It is used to recover the lost fluid and blood proteins and return it to the blood.

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