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The lymphatic system returns about _______ of lymph back to the blood each day.

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The lymphatic system returns about _____ of lymph back to the blood each day.

The Lymph:

As blood circulates in the body, some of the fluid that leaves the capillaries remain in the tissues, increasing the volume of interstitial fluid. This fluid becomes lymph when it is collected by lymphatic vessels to be returned to the bloodstream.

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The lymphatic system returns about three liters of lymph back to the bloodstream each day. This amount of fluid is approximately equal to the amount...

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Lymph Fluid: Composition & Function

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Lymph gets the short end of the stick when it comes to bodily fluids. Blood gets all the attention. Have you even heard of a movie being 'lymphy?' However, lymph is where much of the real defense of your body happens.


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