Definición de Kupffer cell en inglés:

Kupffer cell

Silabificación: Kupf·fer cell
Pronunciación: /ˈko͝opfər ˌsel


A phagocytic cell that forms the lining of the sinusoids of the liver and is involved in the breakdown of red blood cells.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Iron deposition in the bile ductal epithelium and Kupffer cells was minimal.
  • It can be identified in canaliculi, in hepatocytes, and in Kupffer cells.
  • Normally, immune complexes are rapidly removed from the bloodstream by macrophages in the spleen, and Kupffer cells in the liver.


early 20th century: named after Karl Wilhelm von Kupffer (1829–1902), Bavarian anatomist.

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deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected