Major Lymphatic Organs and Lymphatic Tissue

The vessels of the R-E system or network travel to and from some major lymphatic organs. These are sketched in Figure 12.4.

THYMUS GLAND

SPLEEN

RED BONE MARROW

Fig. 12.4 Some major lymphatic organs.

/.'Afferent: dirty lymph vessels

LYMPH NODE

^ Efferent: clean lymph

THYMUS GLAND

SPLEEN

RED BONE MARROW

Fig. 12.4 Some major lymphatic organs.

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