HyperDic: mononuclear_phagocyte_system

English > 1 sense of the expression mononuclear phagocyte system:
NOUNbodymononuclear phagocyte system, MPS, system of macrophagesa widely distributed system of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone marrow
English > mononuclear phagocyte system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA widely distributed system of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone marrow.
SynonymsMPS, system of macrophages
Part ofreticuloendothelial system, RESA widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Catalansistema reticuloendotelial

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