Mononuclear Phagocyte System
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Mononuclear cells with pronounced phagocytic ability that are distributed extensively in lymphoid and other organs. It includes MACROPHAGES and their precursors; PHAGOCYTES; KUPFFER CELLS; HISTIOCYTES; DENDRITIC CELLS; LANGERHANS CELLS; and MICROGLIA. The term mononuclear phagocyte system has replaced the former reticuloendothelial system, which also included less active phagocytic cells such as fibroblasts and endothelial cells. (From Illustrated Dictionary of Immunology, 2d ed.)
|Mononuclear Phagocyte System
- Mononuclear Phagocyte System
- Phagocyte System, Mononuclear
- System, Mononuclear Phagocyte
- Reticuloendothelial System
- System, Reticuloendothelial
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Reticuloendothelial system response to hyperlipidemia in rhesus and cynomolgus monkeys. J Leukoc Biol. 1984 Jul; 36(1):63-80.
[Diagnostic significance of extrahepatic colloidal 198Au incorporation in liver cirrhosis]. Med Radiol (Mosk). 1978 Aug; 23(8):22-8.
Adenine arabinoside for therapy of herpes zoster in immunosuppressed patients: preliminary results of a collaborative study. J Infect Dis. 1976 Jun; 133 Suppl:A184-91.
Reticuloendothelial blockade produced by antilymphocyte serum. Lancet. 1969 Aug 09; 2(7615):297-8.