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Functions of lymph node

Lymph nodes act as filter for lymph

Functions of lymph node

 

1.     Lymph nodes act as filter for lymph

 

2.     Phagocytosis of foreign particles takes place in lymph node

 

3.     They help the proliferation and circulation of T and B cells

 

4.     They enlarge following local antigenic stimulus

 

5.     The plasma cells secrete antibodies

 

6.     Lymph node is highly efficient in trapping antigen

 

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