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Histology Testbank: Lymphatic System 1

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
What is another term for lymphatic nodules?
a. Lymph follicles
b. White pulp
c. Peyer's patches
d. Lymph node
e. Diffuse lymphatic tissue

2.
Which layer of the gastrointestinal tract contains the gut associated lymphatic tissue?
a. Mucosa
b. Sub mucosa
c. Muscularis externa
d. Serosa
e. Adventitia

3.
Which of the following is NOT made of a framework of reticular fibers?
a. Bone marrow
b. Lymph node
c. Spleen
d. Thymus
e. None of the above--all are made of a framework of reticular fibers.

4.
What is the acronym for the diffuse lymphatic tissue found in the intestinal tract?
a. BALT
b. DALT
c. FALT
d. GALT
e. HALT

5.
What is another name for a splenic nodule?
a. Malpighian corpuscle
b. Trabeculae
c. White pulp
d. Red pulp
e. Cords of Billroth

6.
What is the term for the entire lymphatic region of the spleen?
a. Malpighian corpuscle
b. Trabeculae
c. White pulp
d. Red pulp
e. Cords of Billroth

7.
Which of the following is NOT a function of the spleen?
a. Destruction of red blood cells
b. Lymphocyte production
c. Storage of blood
d. Fetal blood cell formation
e. All of the above are functions of the spleen

8.
When looking at a lymph node, where are lymphatic nodules?
a. Deep cortex
b. Tertiary cortex
c. Juxtamedullary cortex
d. Paracortical zone
e. Outer cortex

9.
Where do T lymphocytes gain their immunocompetence?
a. Thymus
b. Thyroid
c. Bursa of Fabricus
d. Bone marrow
e. Lymph node

10.
What do you call the random distribution of lymphocytes that are found in the respiratory tract, genitourinary tract, and gastrointestinal tract?
a. Lymph follicles
b. White pulp
c. Peyer's patches
d. Lymph node
e. Diffuse lymphatic tissue

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