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mononuclear phagocyte system

noun

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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July 01, 2015
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