adjective see macrophage

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  • macrophagic — See macrophage. * * * …   Universalium

  • macrophagic — adj. of or pertaining to a macrophage, of a large white blood cell which destroys foreign and potential harmful particles (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • macrophagic — mac·ro·phag·ic …   English syllables

  • macrophagic — adjective see macrophage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macrophagic myofasciitis — Macrophagic Myofasciitis, or MMF, is a rare muscle disease identified in 1993. The disease is characterized by microscopic lesions found in muscle biopsies that show infiltration of muscle tissue by PAS positive macrophages. [Brain, Vol. 124, No …   Wikipedia

  • macrophagic system — n RETICULOENDOTHELIAL SYSTEM …   Medical dictionary

  • Macrophagic myofasciitis — A muscle disease first identified in 1993, macrophagic myofasciitis is named for the findings seen in tissue from muscle biopsies, namely an abnormal infiltrate surrounding muscle tissue of specialized immune cells called macrophages, a type of… …   Medical dictionary

  • macrophagic system — noun : reticuloendothelial system …   Useful english dictionary

  • macrophage — macrophagic /mak reuh faj ik/, adj. /mak reuh fayj /, n. Cell Biol. a large white blood cell, occurring principally in connective tissue and in the bloodstream, that ingests foreign particles and infectious microorganisms by phagocytosis. [1885… …   Universalium

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