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A collection of lymphoid tissue covered by mucous membranes located in several different areas on either side of the throat.

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Re: A complete list of the 78 organs in the human body ?

... list anywhere is because "organ" is a very vague category. Each of your eyes are technically organs. As are your ears, bones, glands, tonsils, testes or ovaries, etc. You could probably make the complete list yourself if you are bored.

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by Slipshod
Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: A complete list of the 78 organs in the human body ?
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Purpose of the Appendix

Some recent studies suggest the appendix has similar immunological role as e.g. tonsils. That means that they contain lymphatic tissue, where some immunological events take place; probably microbe antigen presentation by macrophages and such cells to T cells. This ...

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by biohazard
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Purpose of the Appendix
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Re: Is Spirulina really good for our health ?

... Killer cells. These cells circulate in the blood and are especially rich in body organs like the liver, spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, adenoids, tonsils and bone marrow. Spirulina up-regulates these key cells and organs, improving their ability to function in spite of stresses from environmental ...

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by allseasons
Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Is Spirulina really good for our health ?
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Which is a vestigial tooth

That's what they thought about our tonsils too

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by AstusAleator
Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Which is a vestigial tooth
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B and T Cells

... that is, capable of an immune response. Then, they migrate to blood or also to secondary lymphocyte organs such as spleen, lymph nodes and tonsils (where an immunity response develops) Specific immunity is divided in two main groups. Humoral immunity (or immunity mediated by antibodies) ...

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by BioCell
Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: B and T Cells
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