Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 16 - Innate Host Defenses - Self Quiz - Page 496: 11


(b) Bone marrow (e) Thymus (d) Spleen (c) Lymph node (a) Tonsils (f) Peyer’s patch

Work Step by Step

The following are the lymphoid organs and tissues and their definitions: Bone marrow- Site of white blood cell production Thymus- Site of T lymphocyte development Spleen- Large lymphoid organ that filters antigens and red blood cells Lymph node- Encapsulated lymphoid tissue connected to lymphatic vesels Tonsils- Aggregated lymphoid tissue that filters respiratory antigens Peyer’s patch- Gut-associated lymphatic tissue
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