HyperDic: fixed_phagocyte

English > 1 sense of the expression fixed phagocyte:
NOUNbodyfixed phagocytea phagocyte that does not circulate in the blood but is fixed in the liver or spleen or bone marrow etc.
English > fixed phagocyte: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA phagocyte that does not circulate in the blood but is fixed in the liver or spleen or bone marrow etc..
Broaderphagocyte, scavenger cellA cell that engulfs and digests debris and invading microorganisms

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