Absorption of Nutrients to the Lymphatic System


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Which of the following is not a normal component of lymph?

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1. Villi, the tiny, finger-like structures which aid in the absorption of fats, are located in which organ?

2. Which nutrient is absorbed into the lymphatic system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the components and functions of the lymphatic system. The practice questions help you identify key terms, organs and structures discussed in the lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Lymphatic system functions
  • Components of lymph
  • Where villi are found
  • Organs of the lymphatic system
  • The nutrient absorbed in the lymphatic system

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about how the lymphatic system works
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as lacteals and chyle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the three main functions of the lymphatic system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about organs and glands within the lymphatic system

Additional Learning

To learn more about this systsem, review the accompanying lesson called Absorption of Nutrients to the Lymphatic System. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the lymphatic system
  • Detail organs and structures in the lymphatic system
  • Discuss functions of the lymphatic system
  • Explain how nutrients are absorbed into the system