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Doctor insights on: Anatomy And Physiology Of The Lymphatic System

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What does the lymphatic system do?

What does the lymphatic  system do?

Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues.Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. The lymph reaches the lymph nodes where infection and cancer cells are seperated and processed by the body. ...Read more

Lymphatic (Definition)

Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues ...Read more


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How does your lymphatic system work?

Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues.Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. Yes I am certified in lymphatic therapy. We use fda approved lymphedema laser therapy for lymph drainage. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the lymphatic system ?

Can you tell me what is the  lymphatic system ?

Lymphatic system: The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system, comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph (from latin lympha 'water goddess')directionally towards the heart. ...Read more

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What is the function of lymphatic system and its part?

What is the function of lymphatic system and its part?

Immunity!: Lymphatic system is a part of the immune system. It includes lymphoid system. Tonsils, thymus, spleen and bone marrow are included in it! ...Read more

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I want to know what's the meaning of lymphatic system?

The meaning?: It means, "let's drain excess fluid and fight infections.". ...Read more

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What organs are in the lymphatic system? What does it do?

Spleen & LNs: Spleen and lymph nodes. Fights infection and removes senescent blood cells. ...Read more

Lymphatic System (Definition)

The lymphatic system is a network of thin wallet vessels parallel to veins and serve to collect material or debris produce in response ...Read more


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Anatomy (Definition)

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