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Offline cheryl j

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How do white blood cells get into the tissues or other body cavities. Some WBCs are even larger than rbcs, and I dont see how they would be able to squeeze through the spaces between epithelial cells lining capillary walls.
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Re: white cell migration
« Reply #1 on: 19/12/2011 19:52:16 »
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Lymph capillaries are slightly larger than their counterpart capillaries of the vascular system.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymph_vessel


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphatic_system#Functions
« Last Edit: 19/12/2011 19:57:40 by RD »
 

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