Definition of macrophage in English:

macrophage

Syllabification: mac·ro·phage
Pronunciation: /ˈmakrəˌfāj
 
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noun

Physiology
A large phagocytic cell found in stationary form in the tissues or as a mobile white blood cell, especially at sites of infection.
More example sentences
  • The Lancet report showed evidence of extensive destruction triggered by blood cells called macrophages.
  • Naive monocytes and macrophages are the primary cell types encountered by the bacterium during the invasion process.
  • As well as the polymorphs and macrophages, there are cells that do not originate in the bone marrow, nor travel in the bloodstream, which can also act as phagocytes.

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