Lymphatic Capillaries: Function & Explanation


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The fluid found within your lymphatic capillaries and lymphatic vessels is called _____.

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1. The fluid entering a lymphatic capillary from your tissues _____.

2. Which of the following mechanisms does not play a role in moving fluid through your lymphatic system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Lymphatic capillaries are part of the lymphatic system; this quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of these capillaries and their function.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Fluid found in the lymphatic system
  • The function of lymph nodes
  • The movement of fluid through the lymphatic system

Skills Practiced

The Quiz & Worksheet allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of lymph nodes
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the mechanisms involved in moving fluid through your lymphatic system
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding movement of fluid in the lymphatic system and interpret it correctly

Additional Information

To learn more about lymphatic capillaries, review the accompanying lesson, which is called Lymphatic Capillaries: Function & Explanation. The following objectives are covered:

  • Know how the lymphatic system works
  • Understand the components of your circulatory system
  • Know the function of lymphatic capillaries
  • Understand fluid movement through the lymphatic system
  • Know the function of lymph nodes
  • Know the function of the thoracic duct, right lymphatic duct, and subclavian veins