Talk:SH Practical - Lymphatic Quiz

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1 Lymph is carried towards an lymph node by:

afferent lymph vessels
efferent lymph vessels

2 The most abundant white blood cells as a percentage of all cells in normal circulation are the


3 Plasma cell EM06.jpg Why does this lymphocyte shown in this EM contain lots of RER?

Because its a cytotoxic T lymphocyte
Because its a monocyte
Because its a macrophage
Because its a Plasma cell
Because its a B lymphocyte

4 In normal peripheral blood which the most abundant lymphocyte cell type?

T cells
B cells

5 Reticular fibres are composed of type III collagen and secreted by reticular cells. Which of the following statements are correct about reticular fibres?

Reticular fibres are very delicate and form fine networks instead of thick bundles.
Reticular fibres give support to individual cells.
Reticular fibres stain black in silver stained preparations.
Reticular fibres form open meshwork's allowing the exchange of substances and cell movement.

6 Spleen histology 08.jpg
Which of the following best describes the spleen histology and feature shown in the above histological image?

Spleen white pulp germinal centre
Spleen red pulp splenic sinuses
Spleen reticular fibres and sinuses
Its not spleen at all, but a lymph node follicle.

7 Which of the following sequences best describes the pathway of lymph fluid through a lymph node

Subcapsular sinus -> Paratrabecular sinus -> Medullary sinus -> Efferent vessel
Subcapsular sinus -> Paratrabecular sinus -> Medullary sinus -> Afferent vessel
Subcapsular sinus -> High endothelial venule -> Medullary sinus -> Thoracic duct
Subcapsular sinus -> Medullary sinus -> Paratrabecular sinus -> Hilum vessel

8 Lymph node histology 05.jpg
Which of the following descriptions best describes the function of High endothelial venules?

Act as a site for the distribution of macrophages in lymph nodes
Drain lymph fluid from secondary lymph organs
Specialised blood vessels in the spleen
Specialised site for lymphocyte extravasation

Links: SH Practical - Lymphatic Structure and Organs | SH Lecture - Lymphatic Structure and Organs