TITLE

MPS

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1393
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical acronym "MPS" is presented, which means mononuclear phagocytic system. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236562

 

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