Human Biology, 14 Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
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Chapter 7 - Assess - Page 147: 1


1. b Spleen

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The spleen is part of the lymphatic system. Platelets, lymphocytes, and erythrocytes (RBCs) are stored there; it is also the place where worn-out RBCs go to die (recycled). The spleen also acts as a filter, and kills various kinds of pathogenic microorganisms.
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