Definition of scavenger cell in English:

scavenger cell

Line breaks: scav|en¦ger cell

noun

another term for phagocyte.
More example sentences
  • This began to expand the concept of an alveolar macrophage to be more than just a phagocyte or scavenger cell and recognized it as an immune effecter cell.
  • The dying cell is finally phagocytosed by scavenger cells.
  • Microglia are believed to be the scavenger cells of the central nervous system.

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adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something