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    Digestive and Lymphatic system

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    The human digestive system consists of the alimentary canal and the associated glands. The alimentary canal begins with an anterior opening - the mouth, and it opens out posteriorly through the anus. The mouth leads to the buccal cavity or oral cavity. The oral cavity has a number of teeth and a muscular tongue.

    The lymphatic system is a complex network of lymphoid organs, lymph nodes, lymph ducts, lymphatic tissues, lymph capillaries and lymph vessels that produce and transport lymph fluid from tissues to the circulatory system. The lymphatic system is a major part of the immune system.The lymphatic system has three interrelated functions: (1) removal of excess fluids from body tissues, (2) absorption of fatty acids and subsequent transport of fat, as chyle, to the circulatory system, and (3) production of immune cells such as lymphocytes (e.g. antibody producing plasma cells) and monocyte.