February 22, 2024

Lymphatic organs and tissues

Lymphatic organs and tissues

The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs in the body that play a critical role in the immune system and in the transport of lymph, a clear fluid that contains immune cells, throughout the body. The lymphatic system includes a number of organs and tissues, including:

  1. Lymph nodes: Small, bean-shaped structures located throughout the body that filter lymph and contain immune cells that help to identify and eliminate foreign substances.
  2. Spleen: An organ located in the upper left abdomen that filters blood and helps to identify and eliminate foreign substances and damaged cells.
  3. Thymus: A gland located in the chest that produces T-cells, a type of white blood cell that plays a critical role in the immune response.
  4. Bone marrow: A spongy tissue located in the bones that produces red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
  5. Tonsils: Small masses of tissue located in the throat that contain immune cells and help to protect against respiratory infections.
  6. Adenoids: Similar to tonsils, but located in the back of the nasal cavity.
  7. Peyer’s patches: Clusters of lymphoid tissue located in the small intestine that help to identify and eliminate pathogens and foreign substances in the digestive system.
  8. Appendix: A small, tube-like organ located at the junction of the small and large intestines that is thought to play a role in immune function.

Disorders of the lymphatic system can lead to a range of health problems, including lymphedema, lymphoma, and autoimmune diseases. Treatment for lymphatic disorders depends on the specific condition and may include medications, surgery, or other therapies.

First Year B Pharm Notes, Syllabus, Books, PDF Subjectwise/Topicwise

F Y B Pharm Sem-IF Y B Pharm Sem-II
BP101T Human Anatomy and Physiology I TheoryBP201T Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory
BP102T Pharmaceutical Analysis I TheoryBP202T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I Theory
BP103T Pharmaceutics I TheoryBP203T Biochemistry – Theory
BP104T Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry TheoryBP204T Pathophysiology – Theory
BP105T Communication skills TheoryBP205T Computer Applications in Pharmacy Theory
BP106RBT Remedial BiologyBP206T Environmental sciences – Theory
BP106RMT Remedial Mathematics TheoryBP207P Human Anatomy and Physiology II Practical
BP107P Human Anatomy and Physiology PracticalBP208P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I Practical
BP108P Pharmaceutical Analysis I PracticalBP209P Biochemistry Practical
BP109P Pharmaceutics I PracticalBP210P Computer Applications in Pharmacy Practical
BP110P Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry Practical
BP111P Communication skills Practical
BP112RBP Remedial Biology Practical

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