The lymphatic system helps to defend the body against infections and other diseases. It's main job is to transport lymph, a fluid that contains infection-fighting white blood cells. Check here for the latest news related to the lymphatic system.
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The lymphatic system: Facts, functions & diseases
By Kim Ann Zimmermann, Scott Dutfield last updated
Reference The lymphatic system helps rid the body of toxins. Diseases of this system include lymphadenopathy, lymphoma and other disorders.
The Human Body: Anatomy, facts & functions
By Rachael Rettner, Scott Dutfield published
Reference Many complex processes go on inside the human body every day.
Meet Your Interstitium, A Newfound 'Organ'
By Rachael Rettner published
Researcher say they've found a network of fluid-filled spaces in tissue that hadn't been seen before.
Tuna Fins Are Weirder Than You Think
By Stephanie Pappas published
Tuna fish repurpose their lymphatic system to control their movement.
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