Textbook chapters (only one of the following books is necessary, the information covered in the concept questions is
found in each of the books).
• Chapters 21: Anatomy and Physiology by OpenStax College
• Chapter 19: Visual Anatomy and Physiology by Martini and Ober
• Chapter 16: Hole’s Anatomy and Physiology by Shier, Butler, and Lewis
1. Describe lymph circulation structures and pathways, and their relationship to edema.
Concept Storyline: Lymph Circulation
2. Describe the structure and function of lymph nodes and the path of lymph through a node.
Concept Storyline: Lymph Nodes
3. Compare and contrast the development and function of T cells versus B cells versus NK cells.
Concept Storyline: Lymphocytes
4. Describe the location and function of the tonsils, thymus, spleen, and lymphoid nodules.
Concept Storyline: Lymph Organs
5. Compare and contrast the components and processes contributing to nonspecific versus specific defenses.
Concept Storyline: Defenses
6. Compare and contrast the processes and categories of innate versus acquired immunity.
Concept Storyline: Immunity
7. Describe the pathways of response, and the outcomes, to antigen presentation.
Concept Storyline: Antigen Presentation
8. Describe the role of the major histocompatibility complex and CD markers in specific immunity and autoimmune
Concept Storyline: Major Histocompatibility Complex
9. Describe the difference in structure and function of antigens, antibodies, and immunoglobulins as they pertain to
primary versus secondary immune responses.
Concept Storyline: Antibody Response
10. Describe the events involved in allergy development and allergic reactions.
Concept Storyline: Allergies
Michelle Murphy, M.S., M.Ed.
Lake Region State College