What are the major structures and functions of the lymphatic system and how does the lymphatic system interact with other body systems to help maintain homeostasis?

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Assignment:

The components of the immune system offer three lines of defense: The first line of defense involves surface barriers; the second line of defense involves the cells and proteins of innate immunity and the third defense involves the cells and protein of adaptive immunity.

Answer all the following questions:

  1. What are the major structures and functions of the lymphatic system and how does the lymphatic system interact with other body systems to help maintain homeostasis?
  2. Explain, with examples, the processes and rationale of fever and inflammation.
  3. Identify and describe antibodies main purpose and how they function. What do antibodies react to and how are they created?

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  5. An appropriate APA cover page and reference page should accompany your submission.
  6. Please view the evaluation rubric as you will be assessed on adequacy of responses based on the criteria in the rubric.
  7. Minimal word requirement is 1500 words, not including Title or References pages. Be sure to structure your paper with APA level headings related to the assignment components.
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  9. Plagiarism of any kind will result in an automatic score of a “0” for this assignment.