It is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels and it can transport bacteria, viruses, and cancer cells.2. The almost colorless fluid that bathes body tissues and is found in the lymphatic vessels that drain the tissues of the fluid that filters across the blood vessel walls from blood.
Lymph carries lymphocytes that have entered the lymph nodes from the blood.
The inferior vena cava are the large venous trunk which receives blood from the lower extremities and from the pelvic and abdominal organs. It travels through the abdomen (from the lower extremities) and returns blood to the right atrium, a thin-walled chamber of the heart which pumps blood into the right ventricle, of the heart.