mononuclear phagocyte system


mononuclear phagocyte system

noun

Definition of MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM

:  a system of cells comprising all free and fixed phagocytes together with their ancestral cells including monocytes and their precursors in the bone marrow —called also reticuloendothelial system

First Known Use of MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM

1983

mononuclear phagocyte system

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM

: a system of cells comprising all free and fixed phagocytes and especially macrophages together with their ancestral cells including monocytes and their precursors in the bone marrow—compare reticuloendothelial system

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