Lymph Nodes: Anatomy & Location


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Where might you feel lymph nodes on a person's body?

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1. What is the primary function of the lymph nodes?

2. Which of the following is the correct definition of lymph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the anatomy of lymph nodes. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the primary function of lymph nodes as well as knowing how lymph enters a lymph node.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Primary function of lymph nodes
  • How lymph enters a lymph node
  • What the tough outer covering on a lymph node is called
  • Proper sequence of lymph moving through the lymph nodes
  • Location to feel lymph nodes in a healthy person

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as lymph
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lymph nodes anatomy lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the human body's lymph nodes

Additional Learning

To learn more about all the parts making up our lymph nodes, review the corresponding lesson on Lymph Nodes: Anatomy & Location. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what a lymph node is
  • Understand the components of the lymph nodes
  • Identify what lymph is and what it carries in the body
  • Appreciate the important functions of lymph nodes in protecting the body
  • Describe where lymph nodes can commonly be found and why