What transports tissue fluid through network of vessels?
The lymphatic system transports tissue fluid through a network of vessels.
The lymphoid system is the part of the immune system comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph The lymphoid system has multiple interrelated functions: it is responsible for the removal of interstitial fluid from tissues it absorbs and transports fatty acids and fats as chyle from the digestive system it transports white blood cells to and from the lymph nodes into the bones The lymph transports antigen-presenting…
Plasma escapes blood capillary and bathes tissue cells. Excess fluid flows through a network of lymphatic capillaries. Tissue fluid enters lymph vessels where it becomes lymph. Larger lymphatic vessels lead to lymph nodes. Lymph passes through at least one lymphatic node where it is filtered. Filtered lymph is collected into lymphatic ducts. Collected lymph is drained into the venous system by the subclavian veins.