How is lymph an important fluid involved in transportation? If lymphatic vessels get blocked, how would it affect the human body? Elaborate.
- Lymph carries digested and absorbed fat from the intestine and drains excess fluid from extracellular space back into the blood.
- It also takes part in the nutritional process by circulating proteins , protects the body by generating antibodies , and helps remove waste from the body.
- Blockage of the lymphatic system will lead to water retention and poor fat absorption in the body.
- It will also lead to nutritional deficiencies , lower immunity and higher waste retention in the body.