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How does the lymphatic system work with the circulatory system?

How does the lymphatic system work with the circulatory system?

400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia? ...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 the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

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

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Is the lymphatic system one and the same as the immune system?

Not quite: Lymphatic system is geared towards removing excess fluid from the tissues, even though it traverses the lymph nodes. Immune system includes, bone marrow, lymph glands, spleen, liver and mucosa associated lymphoid tissue in lung and intestine, tonsils, adenoids etc. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system interact with other body systems?

How does the lymphatic system interact with other body systems?

Lymphatics: They are all interconnected, read this as a long discussion here is too long for the space. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lymphatic_system. ...Read more

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What organ system (besides the lymphatic system) does lymphedema affect?

What organ system (besides the lymphatic system) does lymphedema affect?

Many: lymphedema afect the venous circulation and that will make thing more complicated because it will make edema worst the edema will compromise the skin perfusion that will cause changes in the skin,amd discoloration and could cause ulcers that is difficult to heal the amount of the edema could reach a level that could compromise the arterial perfusion and could cause ischemia ...Read more

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Is the lymphatic system the same thing as the immune system?

Is the lymphatic system the same thing as the immune system?

Not really: Lymph nodes are stations connected by chains lymphatics they are the filter for toxins and alert soldiers like tonsils are the first soldiers and try to limit infection there. Immunity is in blood igg and mucous iga. ...Read more

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How can the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

How can  the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

Filter of sorts: The fluid that bathes the tissues of the body gets collected by the lymphatic system like a drain (it eventually goes back into the blood circulation). Bugs, inflammatory chemicals, and/or immune cells will also enter the lymph from the tissues and go to lymph nodes, which are like strategically placed checkpoints. The nodes contain immune cells that become activated and help fight the infection. ...Read more

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What herbs help the immune system?

What herbs help the immune system?

Many good choices: There are many herbs proven to improve immune function. Some of the best choices include astragalus, ashwagandha, andrographis, echinacea, eleuthero & medicinal mushrooms like reishi, cordyceps, turkey tail, shiitake & maitake. See http://blog.Chestnutherbs.Com/herbs-for-the-immune-system & http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/31/organic-mushrooms-for-immune-support.Aspx. ...Read more

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How to cleanse the lymphatic system?

How to cleanse the lymphatic system?

Alternative: Lymphotonic, 2 capsules 3 times a ?Day. Wheat germ grass 1oz/week. Radish juice. 5veges, 5fruits, 5 berries lot of water. ...Read more

Dr. Gerald Lee Dr. Lee
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What are the lymphatic system parts and its functions?

Dr. Gerald Lee Dr. Lee
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Immune sys highway!: Think of the lymphatic system as a highway for the immune system. Immune cells are transported along lymphatic vessels and stop by lymph nodes, which are meeting points where these immune cells can meet and interact. If an antigen presenting cell encounters a pathogen in the tissues, it will use the lymphatic system to carry a sample to the lymph node and find other cells that recognize it. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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What lymphatic function does the thymus have? In your opinion, is it appropriate to label the thymus in the lymphatic system?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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The processor: The thymus is where lymphocytes are processed and programmed for their immune function, however it is not considered part of the lymphatic system. ...Read more

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How does the repiratory system and the cardiovascular system complement each other?

How does the repiratory system and the cardiovascular system complement each other?

Quite efficiently: To simplify a very complex symbiotic relationship, the respiratory system brings oxygen to the alveolar surfaces of the lung where it passes into the red blood cells of the circulatory system to be taken to the rest of the body. Simultaneously red cells give up carbon dioxide brought to the lungs that is exhaled by the respiratory system. This exchange continues 24/7. Wish my car worked as well! ...Read more

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How do the digestive system and the circulatory system work together?

How do the digestive system and the circulatory system work together?

Systems: The circulatory system is the system consisting of your heart and blood vessels. This system transports oxygen and nutrient to the body and waste products to the organs that eliminate them. The Digestive system is where oral intact is broken down into absorbable particles. These particles are then absorbed into the blood to be transported to the body by the circulatory system. ...Read more

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How exactly can the digestive system interact with the cardiovascular system?

How exactly can the digestive system interact with the cardiovascular system?

You are what you eat: You truly are what you eat. The body is constantly breaking down, repairing and rebuilding all its various structures, even down to the molecular and atomic level. Some parts come from recycling, others from what you ingest!eating foods that cause your body stress and increase inflammation can lead to negative effects on the heart and entire cardiovascular system(visit www.Whatscookingwithdoc.Com). ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system work with other systems in the body?

How does the cardiovascular system work with other systems in the body?

Supplies blood: the CV system supplies blood to all the other systems in the body to help deliver oxygen and remove waste. ...Read more

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How are the bloodstream and the lymphatic system distinguished from each other?

How are the bloodstream and the lymphatic system distinguished from each other?

Eletric wire: Thre channels run togater arteries veins and lymphatics first two have blood stream and 3rd is lymphatic. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system absorb body fluids for drainage?

How does the lymphatic system absorb body fluids for drainage?

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

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