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BIO302: Human Anatomy

Unit 7: Lymphatic System   The lymphatic system is a major factor the body’s immune response.  The lymphatic system allows immune cells, or lymphocytes, to travel all over the body in lymphatic fluid—from the lymph nodes, through the blood, and beyond the capillaries directly to the site of infection.  Lymphatic vessels serve as an accessory to the blood vessels in this circulatory process.  In this unit, we will look closely at the properties of lymphatic fluid and the immune cells it transports before learning the names and functions of the lymphatic organs and studying how lymph travels through the body.

Unit 7 Time Advisory
This unit should take you approximately 4.5 hours to complete.

☐    Subunit 7.1: 2.5 hours

☐    Subunit 7.2: 2 hours

Unit7 Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
- Describe the functions of the lymphatic system and its interaction with other organ systems. - Describe the structure and functions of the lymphatic organs (lymphoid cells and tissues, lymph nodes, spleen, and other organs).

7.1 Lymphatic System: Overview   - Lecture: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Lymphatic System”: Lecture 18 Link: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Lymphatic System”: Lecture 18

 Instructions: Please view Lecture 18 (beginning 12min 30 sec into
the video) to learn about the lymphatic network of vessels and
tissues.  Each of the subtopics listed below in points 6.1.1 - 6.1.3
will be covered.  

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  • Reading: Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter VIII: The Lymphatic System Link: Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter VIII: The Lymphatic System(PDF)

    Also available in: 

    EPUB

    Instructions: Please read the entirety of Chapter VIII: “The Lymphatic System” to learn about the anatomy of the lymphatic system and tissues.  Scroll down the Table of Contents page to find this chapter.  Each section within the chapter can be accessed by clicking the corresponding links within the Table of Contents.  This reading will cover all of the subtopics listed below for this unit, but in a slightly different order.  As you read, be sure that you understand the overall layout of the lymphatic system, the cells and tissues involved, and how each part functions within the whole.

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7.2 Lymphatic Organs   - Lecture: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Lymphatic System”: Lecture 19 Link:  UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Lymphatic System”: Lecture 19

 Instructions: Please view the beginning of Lecture 19 (ending 14min
10 sec into the video) to learn about the lymphatic organs, listed
below in subtopics 6.2.1 -6.2.4.  

 Terms of Use: The above video is reposted from the University of
California – Berkeley’s
[Webcast.Berkeley](http://webcast.berkeley.edu/).  The original
version can be
found [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0gbdNAXs9E).  This
video is released under a [Creative Commons
Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported
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  • Assessment: McGraw-Hill’s Online Learning Center “Lymphatic System” Labeling Exercise Link: McGraw-Hill’s Online Learning Center “Lymphatic System” Labeling Exercise (HTML)

    Instructions: Please complete the labeling exercises entitled “Lymphatic System” after you have worked through the entirety of this unit.  Click on each hyperlink on the webpage to open up a new window with a labeling exercise.

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Unit 7 Assessment   - Assessment: City College of San Francisco: Dr. Grass’ Anatomy and Physiology “Lymphatic System” Quiz Link: City College of San Francisco: Dr. Grass’ Anatomy and Physiology Lymphatic System Quiz (HTML)

 Instructions: Please complete the quiz to assess your mastery of
lymphatic system anatomy and related concepts after completing this
unit.  After you complete the quiz, click on the “Submit Answers”
button at the bottom of the webpage to check your results.  

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