fixed cell

noun

: a usually large, irregular, and branching phagocytic cell existing in certain tissues (as connective tissue), lymph nodes, or spleen but sometimes becoming amoeboid and moving through the tissues

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“Fixed cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fixed%20cell. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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