The Histology Guide

Lymphoid Quiz

A Gap-fill exercise

There are two types of lymphocyte called B- and -lymphocytes. T-lymphocytes are born in the bone-marrow and matured in the . B-lymphocytes are involved in the antibody response. There are three types of T-cell, T-cells, regulatory and suppressor T-cells. lymphatic organs are where lymphocytes are formed and mature. The lymph node is an example of a lymphatic organ. The outer cortex of lymph nodes mostly contains -lymphocytes. The inner cortex mostly contains -lymphocytes. The epithelium of the tonsils is squamous epithelium. The spleen acts a store for , removes defective red blood cells and , and produces in response to blood borne antigens.