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Search Results for: reticuloendothelial system

Reticuloendothelial system

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

Leishman-donovan bodies

Leishman-donovan bodies small spheres found in the spleen and liver of patients with visceral leishmaniasis. The spheres are... Read More


The breakdown or catabolism of red blood cells or erythrocytes that result in the expulsion of hemoglobin and other... Read More

Lymphoid organ

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid organs The organ of the lymphatic system, and carries out various immune... Read More

Proliferative inflammation

proliferative inflammation An inflammatory reaction in which the distinguishing feature is an actual increase in the number... Read More

Kupffer cell

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