Ch 24: Lymphatic System

About This Chapter

Review the elements of the lymphatic system to prepare for the MCAT exam. Video lessons and quizzes incorporate all of the elements of the lymphatic system section in a simple and clear manner.

Lymphatic System - Chapter Summary

This chapter is tasked with helping you define, identify fundamental components and explain the major functions of the lymphatic system. By following our video lessons, you will also encounter the following topics:

  • Lymph nodes
  • Source of lymph
  • Lymph composition

We provide our educational content through easy-to-comprehend, brief video lessons that are coupled with supplementary quizzes. These quizzes were developed to give you immediate feedback upon completion to help identify your strengths and the areas you need to spend more time developing. You can also use your results to decide if you're confident enough to answer lymphatic system questions that appear on the MCAT's biological sciences section.

Lymphatic System Objectives

According to the MCAT's lymphatic system test objectives, you need to know the following concepts:

  • Fluid distribution equalization
  • Large glyceride and protein transport
  • Lymphocyte activation
  • Substance transportation and blood plasma similarities

Along with the required biological sciences section and an optional trial section, you must answer questions on verbal reasoning and physical sciences sections. There are a total of 52 multiple-choice questions on the biological sciences section that need to be completed with a 70-minute time limit. This section will be broken up into 13 individual questions and seven sets of passage-based questions. Around four to seven questions will accompany each reading passage.

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