histiocyte

noun his·tio·cyte \ ˈhi-stē-ə-ˌsīt \

Definition of histiocyte

: macrophage; especially : a nonmotile macrophage of extravascular tissues and especially connective tissue

histiocytic

play \ˌhi-stē-ə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of histiocyte

Greek histion web (diminutive of histos) + International Scientific Vocabulary -cyte


Medical Dictionary

histiocyte

noun his·tio·cyte \ ˈhis-tē-ə-ˌsīt \

medical Definition of histiocyte

: macrophage; especially : a nonmotile macrophage of extravascular tissues and especially connective tissue

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