What is the small projection that contains lymphatic tissue attached to the cecum?
The small projection that contains lymphatic tissue attached to the cecum is known the appendix. The full name is actually vermiform appendix which is derived from its appearance which look like a worm.
The lymphatic system includes organs and cells that filter lymph and blood and destroy foreign microorganisms. Lymph leaks out of capillaries to bathe body cells and circulates among tissue cells and the heart. Organs of the lymphatic system contain lymphatic tissue, Lymphocytes, a few other cell types, and connective tissue.