mononuclear phagocyte system

noun

Definition of mononuclear phagocyte system

  1. :  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

First Known Use of mononuclear phagocyte system

1983


Medical Dictionary

mononuclear phagocyte system

noun
variants: also

mononuclear phagocytic system

Medical Definition of mononuclear phagocyte system

  1. :  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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