mononuclear phagocyte system

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Synonyms for mononuclear phagocyte system

a widely distributed system of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone marrow

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Hume, "Homeostasis in the mononuclear phagocyte system," Trends in Immunology, vol.
Histiocytic cells form part of the mononuclear phagocyte system and these cells are abducted mainly for phagocytosis removal or storing material (2).
The mononuclear phagocyte system (MPS) consists of cells in different systems of the body, as in the blood vascular system it is called monocyte and macrophages in tissues of different parts of the body13.
In 2 other deaths, the patients experienced myocarditis (likely viral) or generalized lymphadenopathy and mononuclear phagocyte system activation.
1) It is a poorly understood proliferative disease of Langerhans' cells, which are normally present in the epidermis of the skin and related to the mononuclear phagocyte system.