Lymphatic System

What structural characteristic ensures a slow flow of lymph through a lymph node?

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February 26, 2009 10:12PM

each lymph node has fewer efferent than afferent vessels, so the lymph flow stagnates somewhat within the node this is important because it allows time for the generation of an immune response and for the macrophages to remove debris from the lymp before it reenters the blood vascular system

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