What is the difference between lymph capillaries and Blood capillaries?

Blind lymph capillaries are more permeable and only take interstitial fluid back to the Venus supply.



Organs: What are their functions?                                      Tonsils: What are their functions?


Pharyngeal Tonsils-

Lymph Nodes   

Palatine Tonsils –


Lingual Tonsils-


Q. Difference between organs and tonsils? A. ____  are surrounded by a connective tissue capsule.




          Histology: White Pulp (1&4)  and Red Pulp (2&3)  

          Functions: 1. Immune response to antigens/blood

                           2.  Reservoir for RBC & Platelets

                           3. Phagocytize old RBC & Platelets

                           4. Phagocytize bacteria and foreign material


Conditions Mix/Match

1. Atherosclerosis (arteriosclerosis)


a. Abnormally large # immature WBCs in blood

2.  Myocardial infarction (heart attack)


b. Fewer than normal WBCs in blood

3.  Ischemic heart disease


c. Abnormally large # of WBCs in blood

4.  Angina pectoris


d. Abnormally large # RBCs in blood

5.  Hypertension


e. Weakened, stretched, swollen veins

6.  Anemia


f. Abnormally low Hb concentration or RBC count

7.  Leukemia


g. BP in excess of 120/80 mmHg

8.  Leucocytosis


h. Pain resulting from ischemia

9.  Polycythemia


i. Tissue lacks o2, reduced Blood flow

10. Varicose Veins


j. Branch of coronary artery blocked

11. Leukopenia


k. Plaques (atheromas) clog vessels

1k, 2j, 3i, 4h, 5g, 6f, 7a, 8c, 9d, 10e, 11b