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Serum Sickness
...  by negating the adverse effects on vascular permeability created by vasoactive amines. Permeability pertains to the action of the blood vessel walls to allow small molecules or even whole cells (lymphocytes) to pass to and fro. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – these are more popularly known as joint pain relievers. They are commonly used in the form of ibuprofen or naproxen  ...

Lymph Nodes
...  medical condition such as cancer. The lymph nodes form an extensive and interconnected system that transports a clear to yellowish fluid called lymph all through the body. The fluid contains lymphocytes, which are white blood cells, along with some red blood cells and proteins. With the fluid, the body can fight off infection better and as it goes through the nodes, infectious particles  ...

Lymphoid Organs
...  or tertiary, based on the stage of lymphocyte development and maturation the organ is involved in. These organs consist of connective tissues with different types of leukocytes or white blood cells. lymphocytes usually present the highest percentage among these white blood cells regardless of the type of lymphoid organ (i.e. primary, secondary or tertiary). What are primary lymphoid organs? The  ...

Small Intestine
...  protective mucous. Every intestine’s core is made up of connective tissue. It is formed by lamina propria and it contains a great amount of lacteal (lymphatic vessels) blood capillaries and lymphocytes. Lacteal supply nutrient-absorption for fatty acids and cholesterol, and helps the blood vessels take in the amino acids and monosaccharides. Microvilli is considered as the basic  ...

Thymus
...  thymus is filled with a lot of fatty tissues and fibrous connective tissue strands. The thymus is classified to be a part of both the endocrine system and the lymphatic system. The thymus produces lymphocytes called T-cells. T-cells help the body fight infections by boosting the immune system. A hormone called thymosin is in charge of facilitating the T-cells when they get out of the  ...


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