reticuloendothelial system

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Synonyms for reticuloendothelial system

a widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells

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Pharmacokinetic studies have indicated that after infusion, serum concentrations of dextran-bound iron are distributed almost entirely in the plasma, with removal limited to the reticulo-endothelial system at a constant rate (3,5-7).
Preclinical tolerance studies in terms of animal survival, behavior and pathological assessment indicated capture by the reticulo-endothelial system and negligible toxicity, even for dose-maximization situations in which NBTXR3 was injected by intravenous route on five consecutive days.
The clearance of antigen antibody complexes from the blood by the reticulo-endothelial system.
Quantitative study of the granulopoetic activity of the reticulo-endothelial system.