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ConceptIntroduction of Lymphatic System as a Parallel Circulatory System

Question

Give the functions of lymph.

Solution

Functions of lymph are:

  1. Nutritive: It supplies nutrition and oxygen to those parts where blood cannot reach.
  2. Drainage: It drains away excess tissue fluid and metabolites and returns proteins to the blood from tissue spaces.
  3. Absorption: It absorbs the fats from the intestine through lymphatics.
  4. Defence: Lymphocytes and monocytes of the lymph function to protect the body. The lymphatics also remove bacteria from the tissues.
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 Selina Solution for Selina Concise Biology for Class 8 (2020 to Current)
Chapter 6: The Circulatory System
Long Answer Questions | Q: 3.1 | Page no. 63
Solution Give the Functions of Lymph. Concept: Introduction of Lymphatic System as a Parallel Circulatory System.
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