TITLE

mononuclear phagocyte

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1381
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mononuclear phagocyte system" is presented. Mononuclear phagocyte system refers to the system of fixed macrophages and circulating monocytes that serve as phagocytes, engulfing foreign substances in a wide variety of immune responses. This system formerly was called the reticuloendothelial system.
ACCESSION #
21236407

 

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