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Chapter 10 - Lymphoid System

The lymphoid system protects the body from foreign substances and the elimination of diseased cells.

Lymph Node

Lymph nodes are specialized for processing antigens found in lymph.

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MH 024-026 Mesentery

(H&E / azan)

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MH 076-077-078 Lymph Node

(H&E / azan / silver)

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MHS 213 Lymph Nodes

Tonsils

Tonsils are collections of lymph nodules surrounding the oral pharynx named according to their location.

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MH 081a Palatine Tonsil

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MHS 276 Tonsil

Spleen

The major function of the spleen is blood filtration.

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MHS 212 Spleen

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MH 085 Spleen

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MH 084 Spleen

(azan)

Thymus

Thymus is where T-cells become immune competent (ability to engage in immune activity) and undergo a selection process.

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MH 079 Thymus

(adult and neonatal)

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MHS 210 Thymus