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What is the function of the thymus? a. Traps pathogen in lymph b. Filters the blood c. It...

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What is the function of the thymus?

a. Traps pathogen in lymph

b. Filters the blood

c. It mediates inflammation

d. The site of T lymphocytes maturation

Lymphatic System and Organs:

The lymphatic system is an organ system that is a part of the immune system of the human body and defends the body against microorganisms and other harmful substances. The lymphatic system includes lymph, lymphatic vessels, lymphatic tissue, lymphatic nodules, lymph nodes, tonsils, the spleen, and the thymus.

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The correct answer is d. The site of T lymphocytes maturation.

The thymus gland is one of the primary (central) lymphoid organs of the human body. It...

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Thymus: Definition, Functions & Location

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Chapter 49 / Lesson 12
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The human immune system is responsible for protecting the body from foreign invaders as well as internal problems. In this lesson, you will learn about part of the immune system known as the thymus.


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