The largest of the lymphatic organs is the spleen. During fetal development, the spleen creates red blood cells. After that, it acts as a storage unit that controls the red blood cells by removing the ones that have aged. The spleen is also responsible for the development of lymphocytes and antibodies to help fight against infections and waste. It produces these antibodies with lymphocytes that mature in the bone marrow -- B cells. These cells bind to antigens and create the antibodies to fight them.
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