The Lymphatic System Essay by The Research Group

The Lymphatic System
An overview of how the lymphatic system functions and how the body's immune system works.
# 72808 | 2,025 words | 5 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Medical and Health (General) , Biology (General)

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This paper answers a number of questions about the lymphatic system and the immune system. The paper includes technical descriptions of both systems and discusses their anatomical and physiological features.

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"The lymphatic system is a one-way system because it functions to return excess tissue fluid to the circulation. It only flows in one direction. The blood vascular system is a two-way system because it brings oxygen and nutrients to the tissues via the arteries and takes carbon dioxide and waste products away from the tissues via the veins. Lymphatic vessels resemble veins in that they have thin walls and they have valves to prevent back flow. Lymphatic capillaries differ from blood capillaries in that they begin in the..."

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