Another term for phagocyte.
- 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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Syllabification: scav·eng·er cell
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