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Search Results for: kupffer cell

Kupffer cell

Definition noun, plural: Kupffer cells A specialized stellate macrophage cell that is located fixedly within the liver... Read More

Macrophage

Definition noun, plural: macrophages A leukocyte whose main function is to eliminate cellular debris and foreign particles... Read More

Osteoclast

Definition noun, plural: osteoclasts (cytology) A type of bone cell that is large, multinucleated, and associated with bone... Read More

Amoeboid

Definition noun, plural: amoeboids (1) A group of protozoans characterized by their amoeboid movement by means of temporary... Read More

Langerhans cell

Definition noun, plural: Langerhans cells An antigen-presenting (dendritic) cell characterized by the presence of Birbeck... Read More

Amoeboid movement

Definition noun A crawling-like type of movement in which the cell forms temporary cytoplasmic projections called... Read More

Mononuclear phagocyte system

Definition noun A system of cells located in reticular connective tissue, and are associated primarily with phagocytosis and... Read More

Reticuloendothelial system

Definition noun The part of the immune system consisting of the phagocytic cells situated in reticular connective tissue, as... Read More

Chemokine

Definition noun, plural: chemokines A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More