Notes on Lymphoid Organs

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Lymph node:

• Outer cortex: B cells.

• Inner cortex: T cells.

Additional Notes:

• NK cells: cannot identify cells by their receptors.

• Large lymphocytes: light staining.

• T-cells migrate to paracortex of lymph node after maturation.

• B-cells mostly found in lymph node medulla.

• T-cells mostly found in lymph node paracortex.

• Lymphatic efferent vessel: delivers APCs to lymph node.

Image of a Lymph Node:

lymph node

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